Wise Blood, by Flannery O’Connor

I’m continuing my Flannery O’Connor week with a discussion of Wise Blood, the first of the two novels O’Connor penned during her life. As I previously mentioned, Flannery O’Connor was a tremendously prolific writer, during her 39 years she penned 2 novels and 2 collections of short stories. Her collected short stories, as well as her letters, essays, lectures, and prayer book have been published posthumously in various collections. Continue reading “Wise Blood, by Flannery O’Connor”


My Visit to Flannery O’Connor’s Childhood Home

This post is a little bit different in format from my previous posts. While it is literary related, it is also a bit of a hybrid post, in that it is part travel post. Firstly, I feel like I should let you know that a life-long dream of mine is to embark upon a multitude of literary road trips, and visit the homes of authors that I admire. While I’ve been dreaming about doing this for years, I finally got started this past summer with a visit to Flannery O’Connor’s childhood home, in Savannah, GA. I’m going to give an overview of O’Connor, and then tell you about my visit to her childhood home and share some of my pictures. Later this week, I will also share discussions of some of her works. Continue reading “My Visit to Flannery O’Connor’s Childhood Home”