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A new approach to writing

Creating a poem in a social media platform restricted to 140 characters. Writing in an electronic medium with hyperlinks that take the reader to non-linear stories. Interacting with published authors and poets at the annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium. These are some of the ways in which 11 graduate students in the university’s new master of fine arts in creative writing are expanding their skills, their thinking, and their professional prospects.

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The W welcomes Mississippi Philological Association

Dr. Luckett

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women’s Department of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy welcomes more than 60 faculty, graduate students and undergraduates to campus as it hosts the Mississippi Philological Association annual conference Feb. 12-13.

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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium features Moira Crone

Welty Symposium

 

Columbus, Miss. -- Novelist Moira Crone returns as the keynote speaker at Mississippi University for Women’s 27th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium, Oct. 22-24, reading from her recent novel, “The Ice Garden,” which tells the story of 10-year-old Claire McKenzie, who takes care of her newborn sister Sweetie, while their mother sinks deeper into mental illness.

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