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Resources for Teachers


Tours of the Eudora Welty House and Garden
Tours are conducted by staff and Eudora Welty House docents. They can be customized according to works studied. By reservation, (601) 353-7762 or

School Group Tour Form

Eudora Welty Foundation website:
Includes teaching units, articles of interest, a Welty biography and bibliography, and links to other Welty-related websites.

Welty and the Craft of Writing
This free kit contains a DVD of rare films of Welty reading three of her most beloved stories - “Why I Live at the P. O.,” “A Worn Path,” and “Petrified Man” and an interactive CD-ROM of manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs by Welty related to each of the stories. A teacher’s guide is also included. (Made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Comcast Foundation, and Feild Co-operative Association, Inc.).

Educational Material Loans
Includes DVDs from The Writer in America series, featuring Welty reading her stories, and DVD and VHS copies of movie productions from Welty stories. Forms requesting materials are submitted, and materials are sent out with notification of return date. These are available from the Eudora Welty House and Garden education staff. Questions about availability can be directed to, (601) 353-7762 or

Annual Eudora Welty CEU
Each year the Eudora Welty Foundation, in partnership with Millsaps College and the Eudora Welty House and Garden, hosts a Continuing Education Unit Workshop. The workshop typically falls on a Friday in late February. Dr. Suzanne Marrs, professor emerita at Millsaps College and Eudora Welty Foundation Scholar-in-Residence, and Dr. Michael Pickard, Assistant Professor of English at Millsaps College, lead the workshop. Questions about the upcoming CEU can be directed to (601) 353-7762 or Information about the upcoming CEU can be found here.