Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Faculty
Pearl Amelia McHaney is the Kenneth M. England Professor of Southern Literature at Georgia State University in Atlanta where she edits the annual peer-reviewed Eudora Welty Review. In 2014, her book-length study A Tyrannous Eye: Eudora Welty’s Nonfiction and Photography was published, and she received the Phoenix Award for outstanding achievement in Welty Studies from the Eudora Welty Society. She is the editor of Eudora Welty as Photographer, winner of the Eudora Welty Prize; Occasions: Selected Writings by Eudora Welty; Eudora Welty: Contemporary Reviews; and A Writer’s Eye: Collected Reviews by Eudora Welty. She has lectured and published on work by William Faulkner, Barry Hannah, David Mamet, Sindiwe Magona, Alice Munro, Natasha Trethewey, and Tennessee Williams.