‘Love and Friendship’ To Conclude 2017 Jane Austen Film Series in Welty Garden October 20

A movie featuring a very different sort of Jane Austen heroine will be the final installment in the 2017 Austen Film Series in the Welty Garden on Friday, October 20. “Love and Friendship” stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny and is based on Austen’s story Lady Susan. The garden will open at 5 p.m., the […] Read more »


Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan To Read at Welty Education and Visitors Center October 10

Jennifer Egan will read from her highly anticipated new novel, Manhattan Beach, on Tuesday, October 10, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center in a program co-sponsored by Lemuria Books. Egan will sign at 5 p.m. and read at 5:30. A reception will follow. “This is a novel that deserves to join the canon of New York stories,” […] Read more »


NEWS FLASH! TICKETS NOW ON SALE for Eudora Welty Lecture with Chimamanda Adichie in Washington, D. C., November 8

Tickets are now on sale through the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D. C., for the second annual Eudora Welty Lecture with internationally acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, the lecture will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.  To order tickets ($20 each plus service and processing fees),  click […] Read more »


‘Becoming Jane’ Set for Friday, September 29, in Austen Mini-Film Series

Bring your own chairs and refreshments and join us on the lawn of the Eudora Welty House and Garden on Friday, September 29, for our second installment in this fall’s Jane Austen Mini-Film Series. Special thanks to our partners, the Jane Austen Society of North America Mississippi Chapter and Crossroads Film Festival, with funding support from the […] Read more »