Co-Lin names new Natchez Literary Celebration coordinator

Published 6:33 am Sunday, June 2, 2019

Special to the Democrat

NATCHEZ — Copiah-Lincoln Community College announces Emily Edwards Williams of Natchez will serve as the new coordinator for the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration.

Williams earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Mississippi University for Women. She currently works at Co-Lin’s Natchez Campus as the Learning Resources Coordinator where she handles interlibrary loans, assists students, and manages continuing education classes and the Summer Kid’s College program. As NLCC Coordinator, Williams will oversee conference events, guests, and hospitality. Prior to Co-Lin, Williams served as the General Manager for Natchez Pilgrimage Tours.

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She is married to Thomas Williams of Natchez. The NLCC is one of the most popular conferences involving literature, history, film, and culture in Mississippi.

Held each year in February, this well-known event brings scholars and authors from everywhere in the country to Natchez to celebrate. The annual conference hopes to increase the public’s opinion and appreciation of the humanities.

With a new and improved conference every year, the NLCC is sure to bring in a large crowd.

For more information about NLCC, visit