Famed Short Story Writer Flannery O’Connor’s Teenage Diary to Be Published!

Famed Short Story Writer Flannery O’Connor’s Teenage Diary to Be Published!

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Flannery O’Connor is one of the most canonical American short story writers, if not the most. English majors across the US read her works in awe. Whether it’s ‘A Good Man Is Hard to Find’, ‘Everything That Rises Must Converge’, or one of her many essays, O’Connor’s work has helped shape young minds for generations. And now, thanks to the quarterly journal Image, we’ll now get a look at O’Connor’s young mind.   Image Via Image   O’Connor’s journal will be released in Image’s 94th issue, which will ship in November. The journal, which O’Connor titled “Higher Mathematics”, was written …

Whoaaaaa! Listen to the Voices of These Classic Writers!

Whoaaaaa! Listen to the Voices of These Classic Writers!

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These classic writers are known for their words, but not necessarily for speaking them. When you read so much of a single writer, his or her identity becomes the words on the page. In some sense, who they are as a person is indistinguishable from the stories they write. Sylvia Plath, for example, sounds a little more wry and upbeat than you might have imagined. Give these recordings a listen because you’ll never read these authors’ books the same way again.   1. F. Scott Fitzgerald     2. Flannery O’Connor     3. Walt Whitman     4. Sir Arthur Conan …