Division of Languages and Literature

Visiting Writers

 The Division of Languages and Literature often hosts visiting writers who give public readings, visit classes, and conduct workshops.

Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey reads from her book Native Guard, the work that won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, to a packed house in Jobe Hall Auditorium.

Dave Smith

Smith, two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, visits with Delta State students at the Southern Literary Festival.

Hodding Carter III

Carter, nationally known journalist and television news commentator, delivers the keynote address at the dedication of the S. Wayne Thompson Journalism Lab.

Richard Ford

Ford, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel Independence Day, poses with Delta State students who attended a reading and a book signing at the Alumni House.