NEMiss.News Book selected for Community Read 2022

Mississippi Arts Commission grant helped fund Faulkner Literary Fest, currently under way for 2022

September 5, 2022


Mississippi Arts Commission makes a big impact in the New Albany community's literary-focused festivals, work shops and discussions. Activities... (Read more)

NEMiss.News Harrison Scott Key

Harrison Scott Key, a Thurber Award winner who loves to get everyone laughing, is Faulkner Literary Luncheon speaker.

September 1, 2022


Harrison Scott Key, reared in Mississippi and winner of the Thurber Award for humor, is this year's Faulkner Literary... (Read more)

NEMiss.News Faulkner Literary Competition luncheon 2021

Faulkner Literary Luncheon top event of Riverfest weekend

September 24, 2021


A near-capacity crowd attended the annual Faulkner Literary Competition luncheon, and winners from several states attended. See a list of... (Read more)

NEMiss.News "Promise" by Minrose Gwin

Book chosen for Community Read is “Promise” about the Tupelo Tornado of ‘36

August 25, 2021


Guest speaker for the annual William Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon will be Minrose Gwin, author of "Promise," which recounts the... (Read more)

New Albany MS Faulkner winners from NAHS

NAHS students take two prizes in Faulkner Literary Competition

October 6, 2019


New Albany High School had two winners in the William Faulkner Literary Competition. Peyton Rodgers placed 2nd in the Student... (Read more)

nea Albany MS Faulkner competition winners

Faulkner Literary Competition 2019 award winners

September 30, 2019


Writers from eight states and one foreign country were honored Thursday, Sept, 26, at the 23rd annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon... (Read more)

Faulkner events at Riverfest

Friday’s special Faulkner events at the Tallahatchie Riverfest

September 29, 2018


New Albany, MS- Friday September 28, the first day of New Albany’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, held two special  William Faulkner... (Read more)

Faulkner Literary Fest Luncheon

Faulkner Luncheon features Dispatches from Pluto author Richard Grant

September 25, 2018


The annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon will be held Friday, September 28, noon, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall... (Read more)

New Albany honors “favorite son” William Faulkner at several events

September 25, 2017


William Cuthbert Faulkner, winner of the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born 120 years ago today, Sept. 25, 1897,... (Read more)

19th Annual William Faulkner Literary Contest entry deadline drawing near

May 11, 2017


If you have been told you have “a way with words”  you may wish to consider entering the 2017 William... (Read more)

Author John Hailman to speak at Faulkner Competition luncheon

September 19, 2016


John Hailman, a writer and former assistant U.S. Attorney, will speak Friday, September 23rd, at the luncheon for the 2016... (Read more)

Literary Fest 2016 in New Albany has many events yet to come.

August 21, 2016


New Albany, MS– As local lovers of the written word continue the celebration of  “all things literary,” the community’s various groups... (Read more)

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