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Carson McCullers Center

Carson McCullers Center


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.

The Center is very pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers, Caitlin Hayes! Read more about Caitlin here.


Fall 2014 Events

Saturday, Oct. 4: An Evening with Megan Volpert and Gina Myers. Reading at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 7: An Evening with poet Charles Hanzlicek. Afternoon talk at 4:00 p.m. and reading at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 21: An Evening with Caitlin Hayes, the 2014 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Writing Fellow. Reading at 7:00 p.m. at the Columbus Public Library Auditorium, 3000 Macon Rd. Columbus, GA 31906. Reception to follow at the Carson McCullers Center.


*Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the Carson McCullers Center and free and open to the public.

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