Marry Flannery O’ Connor was born in 1925 at savannah in Georgia. Sothern States of America She moved to Atlanta with her family as a teenager but moved to Milledgevile, Georgia. When O’ Connor was a young woman she began studying at Georgia state college for women. Since childhood she worked for the student newspaper and literary magazine and also wrote stories. These stories won her a place in the master’s program at the University of lowa. Where she was publishing fiction. When she was twenty one she published her first story “the geranium” that earned her an award. O’ Connor received her degree in 1947 then worked as a teaching assistant at the University of lowa while beginning to write her novel, Wise Blood.
A good man is hard to find is one of the most famous examples of Southern Gothic literature. This Gothic writing focuses on strange events, eccentric characters, and local color to create a moody and unsettling depiction of life in the South America.