Flannery O'Connor Review

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Submission Information

We are looking for articles for scholarly articles on the work of Flannery O'Connor.  Submit articles by August 15th of each year to be considered for the upcoming volume.  Please follow our submission guidelines (docx).

Inside Volume 14 (August 2016)

Gary Kriewald
A Virtuous Woman Is Hard to Find: Notes on a Possible Source for Ruby Turpin

Brent Little
A Shout or a Nudge?: Laughing at Old Tarwater and Miss Brodie

Shannon Skelton
An Argument for the Salvation of George Rayber in The Violent Bear It Away


Special Feature: O'Connor in the Classroom

Mark Lucas
O’Connor Bootcamp

R.J. Heeres
Spirited Grit: Teaching O'Connor in High Schools

Jacob Stratman
Empathetic Anger, Aristotle, and the Problem with Teaching Flannery O'Connor

Katheryn Krotzer Laborde
Hazel Motes Is Not Black


Special Feature: Flannery O'Connor and the Mystery of Place: An Irish Symposium (Henry T. Edmondson III, Farrell O'Gorman, and Susan Srigley, Guest Editors)


Stephen Matterson
"But Why Are the Parrots on His Shirt Blue?": Irish Students Respond to Flannery O'Connor

Philip Coleman, with Paul Lynch, Deirdre Madden, Belinda McKeon, Peter Murphy, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, and Colm Tóibín
Flannery O'Connor and Contemporary Irish Fiction: Opening the Field

John F. Deane
Wolves at Large, or "These Goddam Communist Jesus Foreigners"

Virginia Wray
Review of Angela Alaimo O'Donnell's Flannery O'Connor: Fiction Fired by Faith

Jessica Hooten Wilson
Review of M. K. Shaddix's The Church without the Church: Desert Orthodoxy in Flannery O''Connor's "Dear Old Dirty Southland"

Marshall Bruce Gentry
Review of Claire Raymond's Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South: Women, Specularity, and the Poetics of Subjectivity

Josephine Keese King
The Good Woman: A Tribute to Mary Barbara Tate, an Editor of The Flannery O’Connor Bulletin, 1972-1987 and Cartoon: Home Sweet Home

Photography by Aaron Canipe, Tjerk de Reus, and John Bailey

Awards and Fellowships

Senior Fellowship
Jessica Hooten Wilson, 2016

Junior Fellowship
Senior Fellowship Application (docx)
Junior Fellowship Application (docx)

Sarah Gordon Award
Shannon Skelton, 2015

Links of Interest

Flannery O'Connor at Georgia College & State University

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor: An NEH Summer Institute (2014)
Flannery O'Connor Collection
Flannery O'Connor and Other Southern Women Writers (2015 Conference)

Recommended Sites

Arts & Letters
Eudora Welty Review
The Faulkner Journal
The Georgia Review
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature


Editorial Staff

Marshall Bruce Gentry

Assistant Editors
John Sirmans
Katie Simon

Associate Director for Special Collections
Nancy Davis Bray

Circulation Assistants
Leah Kuenzi
Jennifer Watkins

Editorial Advisory Board
Derek Alderman
Frederick Asals
Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.
Jean W. Cash
Gary M. Ciuba
Robert Donahoo
Sarah Gordon
Michael Kreyling
Carter W. Martin
Brian Abel Ragen
Sura Rath
Louise Westling
Margaret Whitt
Ralph C. Wood
Virginia Wray