Cereus Readers Book Club Focuses on Welty at Lemuria

Lemuria Books, Jackson, Mississippi’s renowned independent bookstore and a favorite of Eudora’s, hosts a monthly book club centered on Welty— books she wrote and books by writers she admired and writers who inspired her. Cereus Readers meet on the fourth Thursdays of the month from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the bookstore’s “dot.com building.” […] Read more »

Public Hears Novelist Jill McCorkle, Photographer Tom Rankin at Millsaps

Award-winning novelist and short story writer Jill McCorkle presented a public reading from her latest novel, Life after Life, at Millsaps College on February 19. The program was held in conjunction with McCorkle’s visit to Suzanne Marrs’ English classes at the college and sponsored by the Millsaps – Welty Foundation Partnership. McCorkle is the author of four […] Read more »