"The legacy that Dr. Gaines
is leaving behind is nothing short of
brilliant and awe-inspiring." (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ernest Gaines Center)
Today, Hall Davis Funeral Home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ushered family, friends, and fans of Louisiana novelist Ernest Gaines through a sacred homegoing service. The renowned storyteller passed on November 5, 2019, at the age of 86. He was celebrated, honored, and revered by millions of people worldwide. We invite you to share memories of Mr. Gaines and the experiences you've had reading, hearing, teaching, or sharing his work.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the impact Mr. Gaines' literature has had on you personally. Share your favorite quote or passage. Attach photos no larger than 1MB. Email by Tuesday, November 12. This remembrance will be featured a feature of The Drum.