Jesmyn Ward, a Mississippi native and two-time winner of the National Book Award, near where she grew up in DeLisle, Miss., May 15, 2013. Soon travelers in the Magnolia State will be able to visit places where authors like Ward, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Richard Ford lived and wrote as part of the newly named Mississippi Writers Trail.
Jesmyn Ward, a Mississippi native and two-time winner of the National Book Award, near where she grew up in DeLisle, Miss., May 15, 2013. Soon travelers in the Magnolia State will be able to visit places where authors like Ward, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Richard Ford lived and wrote as part of the newly named Mississippi Writers Trail. James Patterson The New York Times file
Jesmyn Ward, a Mississippi native and two-time winner of the National Book Award, near where she grew up in DeLisle, Miss., May 15, 2013. Soon travelers in the Magnolia State will be able to visit places where authors like Ward, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Richard Ford lived and wrote as part of the newly named Mississippi Writers Trail. James Patterson The New York Times file