The protagonist of my book, Gracie Lee Eudora Abbott, has an obvious connection with Eudora Welty. But there are not so obvious connections, too, that you will begin to understand as you read The Accidental Salvation of Gracie Lee.
Eudora Welty is one of my favorite American writers. Just before Christmas when I wrote about the setting for my novel, I quoted Welty who said, “One place understood helps us understand all places better.” Welty wrote about the South, always creating a strong sense of place in her writing. And y’all know I love the South:)Continue Reading