Dani Nichols

Chasing Life and Flannery O’Connor

A week ago, I sat in a rocking chair on Flannery O’Connor’s screened-in porch in rural Georgia. It was ninety-five and humid, with the still, thick air so endemic of southern summertime. I was holding my newborn, a little boy with dark skin and dark hair, only mine because his first mother loved him enough […]