McMullan Writers Workshop Set July 17-21; Graphic Novelist Andrew Aydin To Keynote

A full slate of young people who love to write—rising tenth graders through rising college freshmen—will be attending the McMullan Young Writers Workshop (MYWW) offered at Millsaps College in Jackson July 17-21. Registration is still open for a new cohort of writers—adults and rising middle school students (rising 8th and 9th graders)—who will be offered […] Read more »

Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse Next Welty at Home Book Club Offering Beginning May 1

The next “installment” of the Welty At Home Virtual Book Club will begin Monday, May 1, with Suzan Harrison, professor of rhetoric at Eckerd College, leading the discussions along with Suzanne Marrs, Welty biographer and friend. Harrison is the author of Eudora Welty and Virginia Woolf: Gender, Genre, and Influence. In a letter to Woolf, […] Read more »

Haley Crigger of University of Cincinnati Selected To Receive 2023 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship

Haley Crigger, who is pursuing a PhD in creative writing and literature at the University of Cincinnati, has been named the 2023 Eudora Welty Research Fellow and will study in the Welty Collection at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH). She hopes to learn more about Welty’s “aesthetic and personal relationship with the […] Read more »

Video of Welty Lecture with Elizabeth Strout and Ann Patchett’s Introduction Now On Line at Folger Virtual

The Eudora Welty Lecture with Elizabeth Strout, introduced by Ann Patchett, is streaming on-demand on Folger Virtual through June 30, 2023, for a fee of $15.00. Visit here for more information. The National Press Club in Washington, D. C., was the happy scene on March 23 of the sixth Eudora Welty Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning […] Read more »