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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 Green Target

Friday, October 11, 9:00 a.m.

Tina Barr lives in a cabin on the side of a mountain in Black Mountain, North Carolina, where she teaches in the Great Smokies Writing Program of the University of North Carolina Ashfield. She is the author of poetry collections Green Target, Kaleidoscope, and The Gathering Eye, which won the Tupelo Press Editors Prize, as well as three prize-winning chapbooks. greentarget sm