Mississippi as Landscape / Lecture by Margaret McMullan

Mississippi as Landscape / Lecture by Margaret McMullan

July 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: 
The Public Library of Hattiesburg
Contact:
Lorraine Stuart Lorraine.Stuart@usm.edu 601.266.4117

McMullan, the author of seven award-winning novels, will present “Mississippi as Landscape” on July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Library of Hattiesburg. McMullan is the author of When Warhol Was Still Alive, In My Mother’s House, How I Found the Strong, When I Crossed No-Bob, and Cashay. In 2015, she and Phillip Lopate curated Every Father’s Daughter, an anthology of essays about fathers by great women writers such as Alice Munro, Ann Hood, and Jane Smiley.

McMullan has been the recipient of various honors and award. She was the recipient of a NEA Fellowship in literature, a Fulbright at the University of Pécs in Pécs, Hungary, and the National Author Winner of the 2011 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. In 1007, she was the Eudora Welty Visiting Writer at Millsaps College in Jackson. She was the Melvin Peterson Endowed Chair in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Evansville, where she taught for 25 years. She writes full time now in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

This official bicentennial project was made possible by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council, through support from the Mississippi Development Authority. 

 

For additional information, contact Lorraine Stuart at Lorraine.Stuart@usm.edu or 601.266.4117.