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Program of the 31st Annual

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium 

October 10th, 11th, and 12th, 2019

The theme for this year's symposium is “'But Here I am, and Here I’ll Stay': Claiming Our Place in the South." It is inspired by Eudora Welty's story “Why I Live at the P.O.”

The names below are the list of authors for this year, including when available, links to author websites where you can learn a little more about this year's line-up. Don't forget that we will be selling books during the symposium.

Times listed are approximate start times of each reading—sessions begin at the following times: Thursday 7:30 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., and Saturday 9:30 a.m.

author of The Bones of Winter Birds

Saturday, October 12, 9:30 a.m. 

 Ann Fisher-Wirth lives in Oxford, where she teaches English and Environmental Studies at the University of Mississippi. Her poetry collections include The Bones of Winter Birds, Mississippi (with photographer Maude Schuyler Clay), Dream Cabinet, Carta Marina, Blue Window, Five Terraces, several chapbooks, and the Ecopoetry Anthology coedited with Laura-Gray Street.bonesofwinterbirds sm