Flannery O'Connor Review

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We are always looking for scholarly articles on the work of Flannery O'Connor.  We request submission of articles by August 1st of each year to be considered for the upcoming volume.  Please follow our submission guidelines.


Inside Volume 17 (August 2019)

Rupert Fike and Patricia Waters
that  South

Elizabeth Coffman and Marshall Bruce Gentry
Composing Flannery: An Interview with Elizabeth Coffman

Frances Florencourt and Robert Donahoo
Blown Sideways Through Life: An Interview with Frances Florencourt

Meghan Anderson and Catherine Bowlin
Curating Andalusia: An Interview with Meghan Anderson

Christine Flanagan and Jessica McQuain
No Light Task to Advise a Genius: The Mentorship of Caroline Gordon and Flannery O’Connor

Doreen Fowler
Racial Scapegoating and White Redemption: Reconsidering Race in Flannery O’Connor

Henry T. Edmondson III
How Flannery O’Connor Read Franz Kafka: Considerations of Style and Grace

Flannery O’Connor and Popular Music
Irwin H. Streight, Guest Editor

Irwin H. Streight

Monica Carol Miller
Only Southernness: Flannery O’Connor and R.E.M.

Damian Ference
Springsteen’s Catechist: Flannery O’Connor’s Influence on Bruce Springsteen

Irwin H. Streight
Nick Cave, Flannery O’Connor, and the Embodied Sacred

Lucas F. W. Wilson 
Of Gossip and Gaze: The Shift from Symbolic to Social Exclusion “Seen” through a Post-Holocaust Aesthetic in Flannery O’Connor’s “The Displaced Person”

Josephine Keese King
Circa: O’Connor’s Early Years

Sophia Stid
Review of The Letters of Flannery O’Connor and Caroline Gordon

Sarah Gordon
Review of Robert C. Evans’s The Critical Reception of Flannery O’Connor, 1952-2017: “Searchers and Discoverers”

Thomas F. Haddox
Review of Farrell O’Gorman’s Catholicism and American Borders in the Gothic Literary Imagination

Marshall Bruce Gentry
Review of William Giraldi’s American Audacity: In Defense of Literary Daring 

Kristy Maier
Review of Southern Writers on Writing

Lauren Pilcher
Review of Small-Screen Souths: Region, Identity, and the Cultural Politics of Television

Farrell O’Gorman
Review of Jessica Hooten Wilson’s Reading Walker Percy’s Novels

Robert Cochran
Review of Julie Hedgepeth Williams’s Three Not-So-Ordinary Joes: A Plantation Newspaperman, a Printer’s Devil, an English Wit, and the Founding of Southern Literature


Awards and Fellowships

Senior Fellowship
Sonja Schillings, 2018

Junior Fellowship
Cristina Sendra Ramos, 2018

Senior Fellowship Application
Junior Fellowship Application

Sarah Gordon Award
Lucas F.W. Wilson, 2018


Past Conferences and NEH Institutes

The following links will take you to archived pages.  Please bear in mind that images and links to other pages may be missing, due to the nature of the archiving process. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

2015 O'Connor Conference

2014 NEH Institute

2011 O'Connor Conference

2008 O'Connor Conference

2007 NEH Institute

Flannery O'Connor Conference Toronto



Recommended Sites

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


Marshall Bruce Gentry

Assistant Editors
Jordan Cofer
Katie Simon

Associate Director for Special Collections
Nancy Davis Bray

Circulation Assistants
Kristy Maier
Mary Alsobrooks

Editorial Advisory Board
Derek Alderman
Frederick Asals
Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.
Jean W. Cash
Gary M. Ciuba
Robert Donahoo
Sarah Gordon
Thomas F. Haddox
Michael Kreyling
Carter W. Martin
Monica Carol Miller
Brian Abel Ragen
Sura P. Rath
Carol Loeb Shloss
Nagueyalti Warren
Louise Westling
Margaret Earley Whitt
Ralph C. Wood
Virginia Wray.