Mary Flannery O'Connor
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d/o Regina Lucille Cline & Edward Francis O'Connor, Jr., b. Savannah, d. Milledgeville
Famous fiction writer
Photo courtesy University Archives, Georgia College & State University.
Flannery O'Connor is Milledgeville's most famous daughter and was an internationally famous fiction writer who wrote short stories mostly about the South. Best known for her startling, dark, and funny short stories, she is admired as well for her novels, essays, and letters. Since she is a writer of international acclaim, readers and scholars from around the world visit her homeplace and gravesite. Her country home was Andalusia (on Rte 441 north of Milledgeville). Her town home is at 311 West Greene Street.
Please see Flannery O'Connor on the New Georgia Encyclopedia http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/flannery-oconnor-1925-1964
Flannery O'Connor Andalusia Farm Foundation: http://andalusiafarm.org/