Eudora Welty’s mastery of the short story will be saluted in a special broadcast 2 p.m. Sunday on Mississippi Public Broadcasting, the Eudora Welty Foundation announced.
Eudora Welty: A Tribute in Stories, features Nashville author and PEN/Faulkner Award winner Ann Patchett as emcee and Welty scholar, biographer and friend Suzanne Marrs, sharing thoughts on Welty’s writing and work.
The radio program was produced for Public Radio International’s Selected Shorts.
Patchett discusses three Welty stories and introduces actors who read them. Marrs puts the pre-1937 stories in the context of Welty’s early creative process.
The program also may be heard online at www.mpbonline.org.
[ via The Clarion-Ledger ]