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McNeese Hosts Fiction Reading

Deb Olin UnferthAuthor Deb Olin Unferth will give a free fiction reading at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in the McNeese State University Alumni Center as the guest speaker for 2018 Ada Vincent Reading Series.

Unferth is the author of the short story collection “Minor Robberies” (2007), the novel “Vacation” (2008), which was the winner of the Cabell First Novelist Award, and the memoir “Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War” (2011), which was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

She has received three Pushcart Prizes and a grant from Creative Capital for Innovative Literature. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times, The Paris Review, Granta, McSweeny’s and Esquire among others.

Unferth is an associate professor in creative writing at The University of Texas at Austin.

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