"Everywhere I go, I am asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that it doesn't stifle enough of them." - Flannery O'Connor
Mary Flannery OConnor was born in 1925 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. She studied at the University of Iowa. She is regarded as one of the finest short story writers of her generation and is also remembered for her two novels, Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear It Away (1960). She died in 1964 after battling Lupus Erythematosus for ten years.
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