George Saunders

George Saunders is a New York Times bestselling American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, and children's books. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and GQ, among other publications. George Saunders's political novella The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil was published by Riverhead Trade Paperbacks in September 2005. He is also the author of Pastoralia and CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, both New York Times Notable Books, and The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, a New York Times children's bestseller. In 2000, The New Yorker named him one of the "Best Writers Under 40." He writes regularly for The New Yorker and Harper's, as well as Esquire, GQ, and The New York Times Magazine. He won a National Magazine Award for Fiction in 2004 and his work is included in Best American Short Stories 2005. He teaches at Syracuse University.


ARTICLES FEATURING GEORGE

Mislived Lives

THE LITERARY MILLS of George Saunders grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly weird. The year 2012 marked the twentieth anniversary of ...


Language Made Joyous: A Conversation with George Saunders


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