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Flannery O'Connor to appear on new U.S. postage stamp
Flannery O'Connor to appear on new U.S. postage stamp

Writer Flannery O'Connor will appear on a new postage stamp, the U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday. On the stamp, O'Connor is flanked by peacock feathers; she raised peacocks at her family's Andalusia Farm in Georgia. O'Connor's work led the field of Southern Gothic with the novels "Wise Blood" and "The Violent Bear It Away" and many works of short fiction, including the collection "Everything That Rises Must Converge." An omnibus collection, "The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor," which won the 1972 National Book Award for fiction, was named the Best of the National Book Awards, 1950-2008 by a...

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