Eudora Welty

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Fiction

Fellow: Awarded 1949

Field of Study: Fiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-13-1909

Died: 07-23-2001

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

(Profile photograph credit: Standard Photo Company, Jackson, Mississippi,1939.)

WELTY, EUDORA.  Appointed for creative writing in the field of fiction; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1942.

Born April 13, 1909, Jackson, Mississippi.  Education:  Mississippi State College for Women, 1925–27; University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1929; Columbia University, 1930–31.

Publications:  A Curtain of Green, 1941. Stories in Manuscript, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, Decision, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Bazaar.

       

AWARDS WON

National Book, Fiction (Paperback), 1983
Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1973

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