A report on Eudora Welty and Richard Ford

Eudora Welty in 1962
Ford at the Göteborg Book Fair 2013
The Eudora Welty House
Autograph session, Miami Book Fair International, 2014.
Welty is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter in 1980
Welty's headstone at Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson, Mississippi

In Jackson, Ford lived across the street from the home of author Eudora Welty.

- Richard Ford

Welty personally influenced several young Mississippi writers in their careers including Richard Ford, Ellen Gilchrist, and Elizabeth Spencer.

- Eudora Welty
Eudora Welty in 1962

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Rea Award for the Short Story

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Annual award given to a living American or Canadian author chosen for unusually significant contributions to short story fiction.

Annual award given to a living American or Canadian author chosen for unusually significant contributions to short story fiction.

1992 Eudora Welty

1995 Richard Ford

St. Louis Literary Award

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The St. Louis Literary Award has been presented yearly since 1967 to a distinguished figure in literature.

The St. Louis Literary Award has been presented yearly since 1967 to a distinguished figure in literature.

2005 Richard Ford

1983 Eudora Welty

PEN/Malamud Award

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Awarded annually by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.

Awarded annually by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.

2001 - Sherman Alexie and Richard Ford

1992 - Eudora Welty