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Program of the 33rd Annual

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium 

October 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2021

The theme for this year's symposium is “'All They Saw Was at the Point of Coming Together': A Confluence of Southern Writers." It is inspired by Eudora Welty's novel The Optimist's Daughter.

All sessions will be held in Rent Auditorium of Whitfield Hall and live-streamed for those who can't attend in person.
Books are available for purchase through The Bookend.

author of King of the Animals

Saturday, October 23, 11:00am

Josh Russell is Professor of English at Georgia State University, where he directs the creative writing program. His novels include Yellow Jack, My Bright Midnight, and A True History of the Captivation, Transport to Strange Lands, & Deliverance of Hannah Guttentag. King of the Animals is his most recent collection of short fiction. He has also published the chapbooks Suburban Folktales, Pretend You'll Do it Again, and Winter on Fifth Avenue. kingoftheanimals sm