Why I Love Flannery O’Connor

© Susana Raab: Flannery’s Bedroom, Andalusia, Milledgeville, Georgia

Her thoughts on academia:

“Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them. There’s many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”

– Flannery O’Connor

with apologies to Liz Kuball and best birthday wishes!


3 thoughts on “Why I Love Flannery O’Connor

  1. craig, it is so good to hear from you! i often think about you and the delicious peeling paint on flannery’s walls. finished the habit of being and am in love with her letters! i’m having a show of the work in staunton, va this fall and just sent an invite to dr. cash. if you’re in va in oct. let me know!


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