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Flannery O'Connor

Born: Mar 25, 1925

Death: Aug 3, 1964

Birthplace: Savannah

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Flannery O'Connor

Date of Birth : Mar 25, 1925
Date of Death : Aug 3, 1964
Birth Place : Savannah

Mary Flannery O'Connor was an American writer and essayist. An important voice in American literature, she wrote two novels and 32 short stories, as well as a number of reviews and commentaries. She was a Southern writer who often wrote in a Southern Gothic style and relied heavily on regional settings and grotesque characters. Her writing also reflected her own Roman Catholic faith, and frequently examined questions of morality and ethics. O'Connor's Complete Stories won the 1972 U.S. National Book Award for Fiction and was named the "Best of the National Book Awards" by Internet visitors in 2009.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Novelist
  • Essayist

Also known as

  • Mary Flannery O''Connor


  • Regina Cline
  • Edward F. O''Connor

Awards Won

  • National Book Award for Fiction
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