• 1

Program of the 34th Annual

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium 

October 27th, 28th, and 29th, 2022

The theme for this year's symposium is "Telling Stories, Charting a Future: 'Coming to the end of the road… the jumping-off place'" It is inspired by Eudora Welty's story "No Place for You, My Love" from The Bride of Innisfallen and Other Stories.

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 Starshine and Clay

Friday, October 19, 10:30 a.m.


Kamilah Aisha Moon has been praised by Publishers Weekly for her second collection of poetry, Starshine and Clay, in which she “rages against violence in America… while also finding moments of beauty in nature as well as human kindness.”  She has also written She Has a Name and is currently the Assistant Professor of Poetry and Creative Writing at Agnes Scott College. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Lamda Literary Award finalist, and was selected by the Poetry Society of America as a New American Poet in 2015.


Did You Know? 

  1. Moon is native of Nashville.
  2. She is a Cave Canem fellow.
  3. Her work has been featured in Best of the Net.

starshineandclay sm