Morning Bites: Flannery O’Connor’s Prayers, Elizabeth Bishop in Brazil, Claire Vaye Watkins, and More


Slate has something Slate-y for you on Flannery O’Connor’s Prayer Journal.

Have you read the new Amy Wallace piece in GQ? The lede is “A son kills a father and the question is why,” so hop to it for some light morning reading.

The Met is refusing to hang its Norman Rockwell paintings. Deborah Solomon takes issue with that.

There’s a movie about Elizabeth Bishop’s time in Brazil. It’s apparently not very good.

Claire Vaye Watkins won the Dylan Thomas Prize.

Happy belated birthday, Joni Mitchell. We love you the most.

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