2019 Scholastic Writing Award Winners To Be Recognized Sunday, April 14

Winners of the 2019 Scholastic Writing Awards will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden, sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Acclaimed author and Mississippi native Mary Miller will deliver the keynote address. (See related story in […] Read more »

Poets Charlie Braxton and C. Liegh McInnis To Read April 3 for Millsaps Visiting Writers Series

Two popular Mississippi poets and literary masters, Charlie Braxton and C. Liegh McInnis, will present their work on Wednesday, April 3, from 5:30-6:30 at Coffee Prose, a new venue across from the Millsaps College campus at 1619 N. West Street. The event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Millsaps […] Read more »

Natasha Trethewey To Deliver Bettye Jolly Lecture Friday, March 8, at Welty House and Garden

Acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will deliver the fifth annual Bettye Jolly Lecture on Friday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Eudora Welty House and Garden. The lecture will be followed by a book signing and reception in the Welty Education and Visitors Center next door. Trethewey’s appearance is […] Read more »

Valeria Luiselli To Read From, Discuss “Lost Children Archive” February 14 at Welty Education & Visitors Center

Award-winning author Valeria Luiselli will read from her latest novel, Lost Children Archive, on Thursday, February 14, from 5-7 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Lemuria Books, partnering with the Welty House and Garden for book events, will be on hand to sell books.  A reception will also be provided.  Luiselli was […] Read more »