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Trip to New Orleans

I apologize for my hiatus. Last week I went to New Orleans for the American Copy Editor Society conference. I’ve never been to Louisiana or on a plane before. From top left clockwise: Klee by Donald Wigal; The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor; Collected Stories of Carson McCullers by Carson McCullers; Louisiana Folktales: Lupin, Bouki, …

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Prompt–Saturday, September 24

Make a list of your favorite short stories, poems, and/or novels, whatever you want. Add to it as you discover new ones. Short Stories: A Good Man is Hard to Find–Flannery O’Connor Porque no Tiene, Porque le Falta–Robert Stone The Oldest Story–Emilia Pardo Bazan Barn Burning–William Faulkner Poems: When I have fears–John Keats Fire and …

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Flannery O’Connor Essay “Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction”

I wanted to share part of this essay with you. She wrote: “The great novels we get in the future are not going to be those that the public thinks it wants, or those that critics demand. They are going to be the kind of novels that interest the novelist. And the novels that interest …

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