Haley Crigger of University of Cincinnati Selected To Receive 2023 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship

Haley Crigger, who is pursuing a PhD in creative writing and literature at the University of Cincinnati, has been named the 2023 Eudora Welty Research Fellow and will study in the Welty Collection at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH). She hopes to learn more about Welty’s “aesthetic and personal relationship with the […] Read more »

Video of Welty Lecture with Elizabeth Strout and Ann Patchett’s Introduction Now On Line at Folger Virtual

The Eudora Welty Lecture with Elizabeth Strout, introduced by Ann Patchett, is streaming on-demand on Folger Virtual through June 30, 2023, for a fee of $15.00. Visit here for more information. The National Press Club in Washington, D. C., was the happy scene on March 23 of the sixth Eudora Welty Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning […] Read more »

2023 Scholastic Writing Winners Announced; Welty House & Garden To Host Awards Program April 16

The 2023 statewide winners in the Scholastic Writing Awards Program have been announced by Sally Birdsall, Scholastic Administrator for the Mississippi Writing Region, who is shown above welcoming guests to the 2022 Scholastic awards event. The winners will be recognized at an awards program on Sunday, April 16, at 2 p.m. at the Eudora Welty […] Read more »

Teachers’ CEU Workshop Focusing on Stories by Welty and Hawthorne Set for February 24

Registration is open for the 2023 Welty CEU Workshop for teachers. “‘Made by the Imagination for the Imagination’: Stories by Welty and Hawthorne” is the theme of this year’s workshop. It is being offered free of charge with sponsorship by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The workshop will […] Read more »