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Title Eudora Welty : writers' reflections upon first reading Welty / edited by Pearl Amelia McHaney.
Imprint Athens, Ga. : Hill Street Press, [1999]

Subject Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 -- Appreciation.
Women and literature -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Authors and readers -- United States.
Books and reading -- United States.
Reader-response criticism.
Southern States -- In literature.
Alt Name McHaney, Pearl Amelia.
Description iv, 118 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Why these invitations? / Pearl Amelia McHaney -- Charm / Richard Bausch -- Tough as fire / Doris Betts -- First encounters / Fred Chappell -- On the occasion of Eudora Welty's ninetieth birthday / Ellen Douglas -- Out of the wilderness / Tony Earley -- Head stung, heart stung / Clyde Edgerton -- Miss Eudora when last seen / George Garrett -- A piece of news / Ellen Gilchrist -- One of them was dreaming / Anthony Grooms -- For Ms. Welty at ninety / Barry Hannah -- The essential clue and connection / Mary Hood -- Why Welty matters / Greg Johnson -- Eudora dear / William Maxwell -- Paradise Road / Willie Morris -- Golden apples / Alice Munro -- On my first becoming acquainted with Eudora Welty and her work / DaniƩle Pitavy-Souques -- Finding Eudora / Reynolds Price -- Things from out in the world / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. -- Marble cake / Lee Smith -- The listener / William Jay Smith -- For the ninetieth / Elizabeth Spencer -- Clerihews / Richard Wilbur.
ISBN 1892514168 (trade ed.)
1892514176 (limited ed.)
OCLC # 41254925
Table of Contents
 Preface: Why These Invitations? / Pearl Amelia McHaney1
ICharm / Richard Bausch1
IITough as Fire / Doris Betts5
IIIFirst Encounters / Fred Chappell11
IVOn the Occasion of Eudora Welty's Ninetieth Birthday / Ellen Douglas15
VOut of the Wilderness / Tony Earley19
VIHead Stung, Heart Stung / Clyde Edgerton23
VIIMiss Eudora When Last Seen / George Garrett29
VIIIA Piece of News / Ellen Gilchrist37
IXOne of Them Was Dreaming / Anthony Grooms41
XFor Ms. Welty at Ninety / Barry Hannah51
XIThe Essential Clue and Connection / Mary Hood55
XIIWhy Welty Matters / Greg Johnson59
XIIIEudora Dear / William Maxwell67
XIVParadise Road / Willie Morris71
XVGolden Apples / Alice Munro73
XVIOn My First Becoming Acquainted with Eudora Welty and Her Work / Daniele Pitavy-Souques77
XVIIFinding Eudora / Reynolds Price85
XVIIIThings from Out in the World / Louis D. Rubin, Jr.89
XIXMarble Cake / Lee Smith93
XXThe Listener / William Jay Smith99
XXIFor the Ninetieth / Elizabeth Spencer107
XXIIClerihews / Richard Wilbur111

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