Happy Birthday Flannery O’Connor!

Southern writer and essayist, Flannery O’Connor was born March 25, 1925. She’s¬†considered one of the best short story writers of the 20th century, and she’s known for her unapologetic opinions. Her short stories have been studied in college classrooms for years. A southern writer, O’Connor’s settings are often in the rural south of which she is most familiar since she grew up in Georgia. Continue reading “Happy Birthday Flannery O’Connor!”

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison!

Oh, this one is exciting. Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winning author, turns 84 today! Morrison didn’t start seriously writing until her 30’s, and thank goodness she did.¬† Continue reading “Happy Birthday Toni Morrison!”