2018 Welty Graduate Research Fellowship Opportunity Announced; Deadline February 23

The Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) are pleased to announce the 2018 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection and related materials at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History by graduate students. The application deadline is February 23, 2018. This competitive […] Read more »


New Stage To Offer Glory! Glory! As Part of Mississippi Plays Series in Welty New Play Series on January 20

New Stage Theatre in Jackson will present a special staged reading of Glory! Glory!, co-conceived by Louis Jordan and Michael Lotus and co-written by Leslie Jordan, Linda Burgess, and William Dunlap, on Saturday, January 20, at 7:30 p.m. Dunlap is a member of the Eudora Welty Foundation National Advisory Board. With original music by Travis […] Read more »


January 18 Program on Conservationist Fannye Cook To Feature New Book, Interpretation, Link to Welty Family

Eudora Welty and Fannye Cook were two of the most significant Mississippians of the twentieth century—one a founder of a state agency and the Museum of Natural Science, the other an internationally acclaimed writer and photographer. What’s less well known is that for years the two women lived in the same house. Cook was a […] Read more »


Vote for Welty House and Garden for USA TODAY’s Best Readers’ Choice Award

December 8, 2017, Early Morning Snowfall at the Eudora Welty House and Garden, photograph by Cooper Morrison   Please vote for the Eudora Welty House and Garden to be named one of the USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award winners. The Welty House is a finalist among the nominees for Best Mississippi Attraction! You […] Read more »