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Mar 13, 2013 5:25 PM by MELISSA CANONE

Fiction authors to read in Ernest J. Gaines Center

Writers Michael Jeffrey Lee and Shome Dasgupta will read from their fiction during a free literary event at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

The authors will read at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, in the Ernest J. Gaines Center in Dupré Library.

Lee's debut collection of stories, Something in My Eye, was recently published by Sarabande Books and won the Mary McCarthy Prize. The fiction of the visiting writer at UL Lafayette has been published in Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly and Indiana Review.

Dasgupta is the author of i am here And You Are Gone, winner of the 2010 OW Press Fiction Chapbook Contest. The work of the Lafayette-based author has appeared in Puerto Del Sol, American Book Review, New Orleans Review, Redivider, Everyday Genius and The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing.

For more information, contact Marthe Reed mreed@louisiana.edu or 482-5503 or Derek Mosley dmosley@louisiana.edu or 482-1848.

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