Journalist & Moonshiner
Candice Dyer (Cleveland, GA) North Georgia industry professional
will share information about the history of moonshine making and distribution
and connect it to the novel in which moonshine figures prominently.
February 19 Scholar
Rhonda Armstrong (Augusta, GA) will speak on “Violent Asceticism” in the novel drawing from her scholarship on corpses and other “lesser bodies.”
February 12 Creative Writer
Scott Daniel (Warner Robin, GA) will explore the Anxiety of Influence in O’Connor’s second novel.
February Four 2017 Session 1- Visual Artist & Graphic Designer
Visual Artist & Graphic Designer “Covering Flannery” Opening June Glasson (Laramie, WY) and Charlotte Strick (NYC) will focus on the
design process as they sought to bring O’Connor’s work to visual life.
February Four 2016 Session 3- "A Painting Is Not A Picture"
Tim Youd is a Los Angeles-based artist who has undertaken the project of retyping 100 classic novels. He stages each performance in a place charged with literary significance specific to each novel. He will be retyping Wise Blood at Andalusia before moving on to a residency at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) where he will retype The Violent Bear it Away at SCAD and Flannery’s Childhood Home.
February Four 2016 Session 2- "The Friendliest Bed in Town"
Monica Miller is Assistant Director, Writing and Communication Program, Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Literature, Media, and Communication Georgia Institute of Technology. Monica will present on the topic of Milledgeville, Prostitution, and Leora Watts.