October 24-26, 2013

The Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium is held each October in honor of The W's most famous alumna. A diverse group of Southern writers and scholars are invited to present their work. A highlight of the symposium is the announcement of the Eudora Welty Prize for an unpublished book of scholarship.

All Symposium events will be held on the MUW campus and are free and open to the public. The Symposium is made possible through the generous support of the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation.


Gilchrist returns to Welty Writers' Symposium

Ellen GilchristVicksburg native and National Book Award winner Ellen Gilchrist will return for the 25th Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium at Mississippi University for Women Oct. 24-26, 2013.

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New York Times bestseller Po Bronson to speak at Welty Gala

Po BronsonMississippi University for Women will welcome best-selling author and social commentator Po Bronson to campus for the Welty Gala, October 25th at 7:00 p.m.

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