Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty in 1962
The Eudora Welty House
Welty is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter in 1980
Welty's headstone at Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson, Mississippi

American short story writer, novelist and photographer, who wrote about the American South.

- Eudora Welty
Eudora Welty in 1962

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Mississippi University for Women

Coeducational public university in Columbus, Mississippi.

Coeducational public university in Columbus, Mississippi.

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Eudora Welty, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

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National Women's Hall of Fame

American institution created in 1969 by a group of men and women in Seneca Falls, New York.

American institution created in 1969 by a group of men and women in Seneca Falls, New York.

Interior of the historic bank, former location of the NWHF
NWHF from across river, in 2022
Interior of NWHF, in historic mill, in 2022

Eudora Welty

Harvard University Press

Publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.

Publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.

Kittredge Hall, home to Harvard University Press

Notable authors published by HUP include Eudora Welty, Walter Benjamin, E. O. Wilson, John Rawls, Emily Dickinson, Stephen Jay Gould, Helen Vendler, Carol Gilligan, Amartya Sen, David Blight, Martha Nussbaum, and Thomas Piketty.

Four commedia dell'arte characters, whose costumes and demeanor indicate the stock character roles that they portray in this genre.

Lew Archer

Fictional character created by American-Canadian writer Ross Macdonald.

Fictional character created by American-Canadian writer Ross Macdonald.

Four commedia dell'arte characters, whose costumes and demeanor indicate the stock character roles that they portray in this genre.

Critic John Leonard declared that Macdonald had surpassed the limits of crime fiction to become "a major American novelist" while author Eudora Welty was a fan of the series and carried on a lengthy correspondence with Macdonald.

Ellen Gilchrist

Ellen Gilchrist

American novelist, short story writer, and poet.

American novelist, short story writer, and poet.

Ellen Gilchrist

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and studied creative writing under renowned writer Eudora Welty at Millsaps College.

First edition cover

A Curtain of Green

First edition cover

A Curtain of Green was the first collection of short stories written by Eudora Welty.

First edition cover

The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty

First edition cover

The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty is a collection of short stories by Eudora Welty, first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1980.

Eudora Welty House front

Eudora Welty House

Eudora Welty House front

The Eudora Welty House at 1119 Pinehurst Street in Jackson, Mississippi was the home of author Eudora Welty for nearly 80 years.

A Worn Path

"A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty is a short story about an elderly African American woman who undertakes a familiar journey on a road in a rural area to acquire medicine for her grandson.

First edition

The Optimist's Daughter

First edition

The Optimist's Daughter is a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction-winning short novel by Eudora Welty.