Jeanne M. Leiby (1964-2011)

Jeanne M. Leiby, associate professor of English at Louisiana State University and editor of the prestigious literary journal, The Southern Review, died in a car accident in Louisiana. Professor Leiby was 46 years old.

A native of Detroit, Leiby was a graduate of the University of Michigan. She held master’s degrees from Middlebury College and the University of Alabama. Prior to coming to LSU, she was the editor of The Florida Review at the University of Central Florida. In 2007 she published a collection of short stories entitled, Downriver (Carolina Wren Press).

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