BREAKING: Writer Barry Hannah Dies of Heart Attack | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

BREAKING: Writer Barry Hannah Dies of Heart Attack

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Writer Barry Hannah was a popular writing instructor at Ole Miss.

The Jackson Free Press has learned from sources in Oxford, Miss., that author Barry Hannah, 67, died of a sudden heart attack in his home there today. He was working with a graduate student, sources say. Hannah was born in Meridian, Miss., and raised in Clinton. He is the acclaimed author of eight novels and currently directed Ole Miss' MFA program in creative writing.

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