Georgia Writers Museu

  Every story starts somewhere...

Flannery O’Connor Book Club 

Presented in collaboration with Andalusia Institute and Allied Arts of Milledgeville

In-person and online sessions now offered monthly  

Facilitated by noted Flannery O'Connor scholar, Dr. Bruce Gentry of Georgia College, story discussions are available in the morning, afternoon and evening on the third Thursday of the month.

The m
onthly selections listed below can be found in A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories or in The Complete Stories or in Flannery O'Connor: Collected Works.


August August 20: "The River"

September 17: "The Life You Save May Be Your Own"

October 15: "A Temple of the Holy Ghost"

November 19: "A Circle in the Fire

Morning Live and Virtual Session: Georgia Writers Museum hosts a concurrent in-person and virtual session from 10-11 AM.   No reservation or pre-registration is required.  Contact Janet Kelhoffer at 404-895-7103, for questions or concerns.

  • For in-person participation, masks are required and physical distancing is practiced.

  • For virtual participation, click here to be redirected to the October 15 morning Zoom
        Session.  You will need this Meeting ID: 980 475 1860, Passcode: WWOCT2020 

Afternoon & Evening Virtual Sessions:  Andalusia Institute hosts a 4:30 PM and 7:00 PM session.  Please pre-register here.  Contact Irene at if you have any questions or concerns.

Dr. Bruce M. Gentry