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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 How to Read

Saturday, October 23, 9:30am

Thomas Richardson grew up in Columbus, Mississippi, and earned his Masters of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University. He also earned his Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The W. He teaches English at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Sciences and formerly taught at New Hope. His debut collection of poetry, How to Read, is publised by Friendly City Books.howtoread sm