One Writer's Beginnings

One Writer's Beginnings

by Eudora Welty

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Eudora Welty, whose many honors include the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for fiction, tells the story of her early life and offers guidance for those who aspire to write fiction. Now available as an audio CD, in Welty's own voice, or as a book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674639270
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 07/21/1998
Series: The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies , #1
Edition description: 1st Harvard University Press Paperback
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 350,680
Product dimensions: 8.82(w) x 5.68(h) x 0.36(d)
Lexile: 1130L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Eudora Welty (1909­–2001), one of the most important and beloved writers of the 20th century and master of the short story form, was born and lived most of her life in Jackson, Mississippi. The author of multiple essays, novellas, and novels, including The Optimist’s Daughter and Delta Wedding. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Order of the South, the National Book Award, and the Pulitzer Prize, among many other literary awards. She was also the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

Date of Birth:

April 13, 1909

Date of Death:

July 23, 2001

Place of Birth:

Jackson, Mississippi

Place of Death:

Jackson, Mississippi


University of Wisconsin

Table of Contents

I. Listening

II. Learning To See

III. Finding A Voice

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