NEWS FLASH! 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 »

NEWS FLASH! 2019 Scholastic Writing Award Winners Announced; Ceremony Set for April 14

Sally Birdsall, administrator of the Scholastic Writing Awards program for the Mississippi affiliate—spon sored by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Eudora Welty House and Garden—is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 awards. A complete list of winners may be downloaded here. Winners will be honored at the awards ceremony on April 14 […] Read more »

Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty Panel Discussion Scheduled February 7

Contributing authors to Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First Century Approaches will participate in a panel discussion about their experiences, tips, and techniques on Thursday, February 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Contributor Suzanne Marrs, Millsaps College Emerita Professor of English and former Welty Foundation Scholar-in-Residence, will moderate […] Read more »