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OConnor lectures set

The Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home recently announced its line-up of fall lectures. All events, which are free and open to the public, take place at 4 p.m. in the parlor of the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, located at 207 E. Charlton Street on Lafayette Square in downtown Savannah.

Upcoming lectures:

Sept. 18: Michael Freeman - “Savannah: The City that Defines Southern Gothic.”

Oct. 16: T.D. (Tim) Johnston - “Short Fiction as Commentary: Flannery O’Connor and the Power of Poe’s Singular Effect.”

Nov. 20: Sarah Domet - “Spanning the Mason-Dixon: Who Can Write About the South?”

Dec. 11: Dr. Robert Strozier - Reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory.”

O’Connor was born in Savannah on March 25, 1925 and is the author of the acclaimed novels Wise Blood and The Violent Bear It Away, as well as 32 short stories and numerous essays.

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