JACKSON WELTY

Reception Recognizes Ken Murphy and His Jackson Photography Book

Photographer Ken Murphy was honored at a reception on August 11, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. He signed copies of his new book Jackson, featuring the Eudora Welty House on the front and back of the dust jacket. John Evans—owner of Lemuria Books, which published the book—was also recognized. Evans also wrote the […] Read more »

Agner CU

Jacob Agner Explores Welty’s Movie-going Through Research Fellowship

Jacob Agner, Ph. D. candidate at the University of Mississippi, delved into the Welty correspondence at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History this summer to discover more about Eudora’s interest in the movies. His work was enabled by a graduate research fellowship awarded by the Welty Foundation and co-sponsored with MDAH.   Agner is […] Read more »

NY Times

Remembering Eudora on July 23, the 13th Anniversary of Her Death

July 13, 2014, the 13th anniversary of Eudora Welty’s death, is an appropriate time to reflect on this remarkable woman and what she has meant and will continue to mean to the world of letters.  Those who have known her personally as well as those fortunate to have met her through reading her works, viewing […] Read more »