He made it some of his life's work to understand Carson McCullers—her motivations as a writer, her thoughts on the South, the themes that moved her. What does Carlos L. Dews
, Founding Director of the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians in Columbus, Georgia and editor of Carson's posthumously published autobiography, Illumination and Night Glare
have to say about the author's relationship with The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
? Don't miss these pearls of wisdom!