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Program of the 32nd Annual

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium 

October 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, 2020

The theme for this year's symposium is “'Walking Along in the Changing-Time': Southern Writers in Uncertain Times." It is inspired by Eudora Welty's story “The Wide Net.”

Times listed are approximate start times of each reading in Central Daylight Time. Sessions will be at the following times:

  • Thursday, 6-7 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Friday, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 7-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

All sessions will be live-streamed on Facebook at our WeltySymposium Group.
Books are available for purchase through The Bookend.
For signed copies, contact the author through their author website.

author of World Without End

Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m.

Claude Wilkinson will read from his latest collection of poetry World Without End. Immersed in the natural world, these poems contemplate art, family, and spirituality. Wilkinson draws inspiration from the Mississippi Delta, where he is active as a critic, essayist, painter, and poet. His previous collections include Reading the Earth, Joy in the Morning, and Marvelous Light.

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