Mary Ann Wilson
Mary Ann Wilson is Professor Emerita of English and a Fellow of the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she held the James D. Wilson Endowed Professorship in Southern Studies. Wilson lived in Lafayette for 30 years and has recently made her home in LaGrange, Georgia. She is currently working on an essay linking Louisiana writer Rebecca Wells, Flannery O’Connor, and the concept of disease and creativity.
Ms. Wilson’s appearance at the festival is made possible in part by funding from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
1 p.m to 1:45 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 2
Voices from Louisiana: Profiles of Contemporary Writers
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