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More Flannery O’Connor: Women’s Studies is about to publish a special issue on Flannery O’Connor, including a typescript of the Flannery O’Connor Symposium mentioned below. I’ll keep you posted on when it comes out.

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The end of 2021

My memoir, Nine Lives: Adventures in Becoming, has still not found a home. A disappointment, among others, during this COVID Winter. But here’s wishing my readers a happier year ahead. Can spring be far behind?

Recent Publication

“Whatever Happened to Wang,” my non-fiction narrative that takes place in Shanghai, China in 1988, is available in a recent edition of LITRO Magazine, Essay: Saturday. See Works for details. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO WANG

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For Flannery O’Connor Fans, a Birthday Celebration

Flannery O’Connor’s birthday, Thursday, March 25, is being celebrated at the Andalusia Institute of GCSU with a full day of events, including my participation in a virtual panel discussion on “Flannery O’Connor and Motherhood.” Th, 3/25/21, Flannery O’Connor Birthday Celebration (all times Eastern) 11:00-12:00 AM: Virtual tour of the Andalusia: Home of Flannery O’Connor exhibit, “Madam… Continue reading For Flannery O’Connor Fans, a Birthday Celebration

Persimmon Tree Winter 2021

I am delighted to share my non-fiction narrative piece “My Mother’s Story: Memento Mori” which has just been published in the Winter 2021 edition of the online magazine Persimmon Tree. It can be read here.