Latest William Faulkner News

Faulkner conference focuses on late author's modernism

Jul. 15, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Scholars of the late William Faulkner will gather in person and online to discuss the work of Nobel Prize-winning author. The University of Mississippi’s 48th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference takes place Sunday through Thursday. A university news...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Jun. 22, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. June 18, 2022. Editorial: No Giving Up On The Delta Delta Council’s annual meeting doesn’t draw the news media presence it once did. Friday’s 87th gathering of the regional economic development gathering had no one there from the media...

Two rare Shirley Jackson stories published this week

Jun. 09, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shirley Jackson had a gift for evoking the depths of anxiety in the space it might take to summarize a baseball game. Two very brief and previously unreleased stories, “Charlie Roberts” and “Only Stand and Wait,” were published this week in the summer issue...