2022 Scholastic Writing Awards Program Invites Entries from Students in Grades 7-12

Sally Birsdall, Mississippi’s Regional Scholastic Writing Awards Adminstrator for the Eudora Welty Foundation  in partnership with the Eudora Welty House and Garden, has announced the 2022 guidelines for students in grades 7-12. Teachers in public and independent schools throughout the state have been contacted with this information. A generous grant from the C Spire Foundation […] Read more »

Activities Abound in the Welty Garden During October: Yoga, Camellia Workshop, and 10th Anniversary Celebration of One Writer’s Garden

The cooler October weather will usher in a variety of activities outdoors in the Welty Garden. Jennifer Rose, Welty House and Garden Education Specialist and certified yoga instructor, will lead another early morning gentle yoga class every Tuesday in October from 7 to 7:30. The class is free and open to guests age 12 and […] Read more »

Welty’s Delta Wedding To Be Next Feature for Welty at Home Book Club Beginning October 4

Welty’s first full-length novel, Delta Wedding, is the next feature for the Welty at Home Virtual Book Club. Beginning October 4, the weekly noon to 1 p.m. CST discussion programs will be led by Suzanne Marrs for 10 weeks, excluding the week of Thanksgiving. Published in 1946, the book is set in the Mississippi Delta in 1923 […] Read more »