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Writer, editor, publisher, UNC professor Louis Rubin dies

Rubin, who died at a retirement community in Fearrington Village in Chatham County three days before his 90th birthday, was widely recognized not only for his own literary efforts but for mentoring many other writers, such as Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle, Kaye Gibbons, Clyde Edgerton, Annie Dillard and John Barth, The (Charlotte) News & Observer noted. He had been a longtime creative writing professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (United Press International)

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