Walker Percy

The Walker Percy Center

Welcome to The Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing!

We thank you for visiting our site and hope you find things in it that are of value to you. The WPC is trying to create a loving, connected community of people who find Walker Percy's writings and ideas important to their lives.

Community Creative Writing Courses 

The Loyola Writing Institute has offered creative writing workshops to the New Orleans community since 1993. Now offering a diverse set of lengths and topics, these non-credit evening workshops are open to aspiring writers of all ages and skill levels.

For more information and to enroll, go to the Loyola Writing Institute page.   

Announcing the publication of The Moviegoer at Fifty: New Takes on an Iconic American Novel  

We are happy to announce that LSU Press will be publishing a new book of essays about Walker Percy's National Book Award winner The Moviegoer in April 2016. It is edited by Jennifer Levasseur and Mary McCay.

Articles about The Moviegoer from Sacred Trespasses 

On Mardi Gras, Ambivalence, and The Moviegoer

Novelist George Bishop discusses his love of The Moviegoer

Walker Percy Centennial is 2016! 

Montreat College to Host Walker Percy Centennial Event April 28 to 30 

Photos of Walker Percy courtesy of Rhoda K. Faust