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Carson McCullers Center

Carson McCullers Center

Mission

The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Carson McCullers; to nurturing American writers and musicians; to educating young people; and to fostering the literary and musical life of Columbus, the State of Georgia, and the American South.

To that end, the Center operates a museum in McCullers' childhood home in Columbus, Georgia, presents extensive educational and cultural programs for the community, maintains an ever-growing archive of materials related to the life and work of McCullers, and offers fellowships for writers and composers who live for periods of time in the Smith-McCullers home in Columbus.

*CSU's Carson McCullers Center is pleased to announce Rebecca Gayle Howell as the 2015 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Writing Fellow! To learn more about Rebecca, visit here.*

 

The sources of creation are very mysterious, and I don't think one can find them by just looking for them. I think they have to come from within you. Don't you feel so?

                                                                                                                            ~Carson McCullers

Upcoming Events

Events in April

Poetry & Guitar, A Dual Performance, will be held in the Studio Theatre of the River Center on Saturday,  April 30th at 7:30 p.m.  Join us for Andrew Zohn's Guitar Studio and Nick Norwood's Poetry Workshop.

   

 

*Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Smith McCullers home at 1519 Start Avenue in Columbus (31906).  

 

 

 

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For more information, please contact the Center at 706-507-8464 or mccullerscenter@columbusstate.edu.