As it has with so many events of 2020, COVID-19 will affect the 32nd annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium hosted by Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. The global pandemic, however, will not cancel the banner celebration of Southern writers. The symposium has instead elected to go virtual.
‘How ordinary people change the world’: New York Times bestselling author reflects on his career, legacy at annual Welty Gala
Brad Meltzer is a bestselling author whose work spans genres from nonfiction to mystery, comic books, television and children’s books.
Mississippi University for Women Creative Writing graduate student Bailey Robertson talks with novelist Steve Yarbrough during the 30th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium in Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus Thursday evening. Yarbrough was the keynote author for the symposium and he read passages from his seventh novel, “The Unmade World.” Yarbrough is one of several authors visiting MUW for the Welty Symposium this weekend, and the public is invited to meet with authors through Saturday. For more information on the event, go to www.muw.edu/welty.
Novelist Steve Yarbrough returns to Columbus as the keynote author for the 30th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium Oct. 18-20, at Mississippi University for Women.
The 29th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium kicked off Thursday night at Mississippi University for Women with a speech and reading from keynote speaker and bestselling Southern writer Daniel Wallace, who talked about truths, lies and embellishments in stories.
Novelist Daniel Wallace returns as the keynote speaker at the 29th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium, Oct. 19-21, reading from his new novel, “Extraordinary Adventures.”
Valerie Plame, a former operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency and best-selling author, will be the featured speaker for the 2016 Welty Gala Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Mary Ellen Weathersby Pope Banquet Room.
Brad Watson returns as keynote speaker at the 28th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium at Mississippi University for Women Oct. 20-22.
Novelist Moira Crone returns as keynote speaker at Mississippi University for Women’s 27th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium Oct. 22-24.
The Eudora Welty Writer’s Symposium kicks off this week, as writers from around the country come to the university.