Eudora Welty House & Garden

Margaret Walker & Eudora Welty: Remembering Medgar Evers

On Wednesday, March 23, at 11:30 a.m. the Eudora Welty House & Garden, in partnership with the Margaret Walker Center and Mississippi Humanities Council, will present a conversation on Eudora Welty and Margaret Walker Alexander's writings about civil rights activist Medgar Evers. Guest speakers for the event will be Robert Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center, and Ebony Lumumba, chair of the English department at Jackson State University.

Purloined Letters, Petrified Men, and More Teachers Workshop

The Eudora Welty House & Garden will host the virtual teachers workshop, "Purloined Letters, Petrified Men, and More: Welty, Poe, and the Confluences of Mystery Fiction" led by Michael Pickard, Millsaps College professor of English and creative writing, and Suzanne Marrs, Welty Foundation Scholar-in-Residence and Millsaps College emerita professor of English. Registration fee is $40 and participants will be given completion forms to send in to Millsaps College to receive their .5 CEU credit.

#WeltyatHome:A Virtual Book Club

On Mondays at noon, the Eudora Welty House & Garden will present online book discussions of William Faulkner's 1929 novel, The Sound and the Fury, led by University of Mississippi professor Jay Watson and Welty's friend and biographer Suzanne Marrs. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit the Eudora Welty House & Garden Facebook page or email 


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