When she was six, living in a house still standing now preserved as the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home , O'Connor experienced her first brush with celebrity status. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from " https: Despite the debilitating effects of the steroid drugs used to treat O'Connor's lupus, she nonetheless made over sixty appearances at lectures to read her works. Views Read Edit View history. Library resources about Flannery O'Connor. Georgia Women of Achievement.
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University of South Carolina Press. O'Connor attended Peabody High School, where she worked as the school newspaper's art editor and from which she graduated in Archived from the original on March 16, Bloom, Harold , ed. Workshop director Paul Engle was the first to read and comment on the initial drafts of what would become Wise Blood. Archived from the original on May 9,