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Archive for March 25th, 2009

Today is Flannery O’Connor’s birthday and it just wouldn’t be right to allow it to pass without acknowledgment. Flannery is the queen of American writers.

She once said, “Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them. There’s many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”

If you haven’t read her, do it.

Now.

Today.

(the painting is by Lauren Pope, see some of her other works here)

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