The Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History are pleased to announce the 2021 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection and related materials at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History by graduate students.
This competitive fellowship of $5,000 will be offered for… more »
University of Mississippi, July 18-22, 2021
Announcement and Call for Papers
The forty-eighth annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference will interrupt its long history of focusing on a single author to take up a trio of Mississippi giants who have left an indelible mark on American literature and… more »
In recognition of the impact of #coronavirus on campus instruction and the rise of unplanned distance learning, online content for EWR: Eudora Welty Review is free on @ProjectMUSE through June.
We are now accepting submissions for the 2021 issue of the Eudora Welty Review. Please send articles, reviews, news, and notes to Pearl McHaney, firstname.lastname@example.org, by November 15, 2020, following our submission guidelines.
The Ruth Vande Kieft Prize, sponsored by the Eudora Welty Society, is awarded annually for the best essay on Eudora Welty by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in the Eudora Welty Review.
The competition is open to applicants who have not… more »
The PEN/Faulkner and Eudora Welty Foundations present the Eudora Welty Lecture by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Adichie will speak onWednesday, November 08, 2017, at the Lincoln Theatre, Washington DC.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most celebrated African writers of her generation. She earned international attention for her first novel, Purple Hibiscus (2003), a Nigerian… 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 »
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 »