Jessica Hooten Wilson

Associate Professor of Creative Writing, John Brown University


Jessica Hooten Wilson is the author of three books: Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov (Wipf & Stock 2016), Walker Percy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and the Search for Influence (Ohio State UP, 2017), and A Guide to Walker Percy’s Novels (Louisiana State UP, 2018). Currently, she is preparing Flannery O’Connor’s unfinished novel Why Do the Heathen Rage? for publication. She has spoken at venues across the world from high schools and universities to churches and embassies on topics ranging from the nature of suffering to the joy of poetry.


Contributions by Jessica Hooten Wilson

Jessica Hooten Wilson

Jesus, Stab Me in the Heart!: Jessica Hooten Wilson on the Gospel According to Flannery O’Connor

October 29, 2018

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