The Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) are pleased to announce the 2017 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection and related materials at MDAH by graduate students. The fellowship seeks to nurture scholars at the beginning of their academic careers,… more »
By Robert M. Brennan, Georgia State University Alumnus Eudora Welty’s tightly knit short story “Where Is the Voice Coming From?” is a complexity of irony, metaphor, anger and place. The story is ironic because of the assassination committed by a nameless murderer in Thermopylae, Mississippi, a town named for the Battle of Thermopylae in which… more »
A paperback printing of The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald published by in London, by Wm. Collins and issued by Fontana Books as a “Continental Edition” in 1971, the same year as the American publication (February), was found at Shakespeare and Company, Kilometer Zero, Paris, in May 2016. The three blurbs on the back cover… more »
In Eudora Welty’s reading notes, she described Sanctuary’s Temple Drake “as a recognizable human being. Indeed she is a familiar type—a spoiled, headstrong, reckless, provocative, empty-headed little Ole Miss co-ed of the 1920’s, bent only on getting her way” (qtd. in McHaney 38). Welty seems to have imagined Temple just as Faulkner had drawn such… more »
Welty’s “Window Shopping” Used as Cover Art for Coste Lewis’s Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems
By Mostafa Jalal, Georgia State University Eudora Welty’s photograph “Window Shopping,” which depicts a young black woman looking into a store’s window in Granada, Mississippi, adorns the cover of a recent book of poems by Robin Coste Lewis’s Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems (2015). In the photograph, the woman is clothed in… more »
The deadline for article submissions for volume 10 (2018) of the Eudora Welty Review is October 31, 2017. For further information, please visit our submissions page.