Biography

George Saunders

MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow George Saunders is the acclaimed author of several collections of short stories, including PASTORALIA and CIVILWARLAND IN BAD DECLINE, as well as a collection of essays and a book for children. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.

George Saunders

Books by George Saunders

by George Saunders - Fiction, Short Stories

The 10 stories in George Saunders’s latest collection demonstrate why he is considered a modern master of short fiction. From “Victory Lap,” the tale of an attempted abduction, to “The Semplica Girl Diaries,” in which families employ Asian women as live garden ornaments, Saunders’s gift for inventive plots and vivid detail, and his ability to home in on moments that quickly define character, have never been used to more stunning effect. Believe the hype.