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Graley to give reading at McNeese



Lisa Graley, the recipient of the 2015 Flannery O’Connor Award in Short Fiction, will give a free fiction and poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Stokes Auditorium in Hardtner Hall at McNeese State University.

Graley, a 1995 McNeese Master of Fines Arts graduate, is an assistant professor of English and humanities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Her book of poetry, “Box of Blue Horses,” was published in 2013 and was nominated for the National Book Award. Her collection of stories, “The Current That Carries,” will be published this fall.

The reading is part of the Leo Luke Marcello Visiting Poet Reading Series, named in honor of the late McNeese professor and poet Leo Luke Marcello.

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