Catholics in Literature


“Yet despite such a rich Catholic literary heritage with many contemporary admirers — one can’t help thinking of how passionately the MFA/Creative Writing/Workshop establishment venerates the stories of Flannery O’Connor — there has not been a new generation of Catholic writers to take up Percy’s vision, one where their inherent ‘otherness’ is not edged to the margins, but is at the very heart of their craft.”

An essay over at The Millions asks, “Where Have All the Catholic Writers Gone?”

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