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September

September 16, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Students in grades 7-12 from public, private, and home schools in all 82 counties in Mississippi are invited to submit original works in ten categories. The regional competition is hosted by the partnership between the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Eudora Welty House and Garden.  Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16. Registration is $5 per individual entry and $20 per portfolio entry.  Fee waivers are available. Submissions must be registered online at www.artandwriting.org and copies mailed or delivered to the Education and Visitors Center. For more information, call Lee Anne Bryan at 601-354- 5210. 

September 30, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 5:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House Education and Visitors Center. In collaboration with New Stage Theater, the Eudora Welty House and Garden is hosting an evening "Brown Bag" open to the public. Welty Scholar in Residence Suzanne Marrs will discuss Beth Henley's play Crimes of the Heart, which will be performed at New Stage September 16, 18, 22 and 24. Bring your own brown bag. For more information call 601-354-5218 or email tours@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

October

October 29, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Artist and author Barry Moser will read from his new autobiography, We Were Brothers. Moser created five wood-block prints depicting Welty at different stages of her life. The final print was released in December 2014 and are available in the gift shop. A reception will follow. Lemuria Books will be on-site with books for sale. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

November

November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Tom Piazza Reading and Book Signing. Author and former Visiting Chair of Southern Studies at Millsaps College Tom Piazza will read from his latest book, A Free State. A reception will follow. Lemuria Books will be on-site with books for sale. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.