Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

10-15-2013

Publisher

Black Mountain Institute

Abstract

One of America’s foremost short-fiction writers, George Saunders, joins us for a conversation with his former student, Maile Chapman, and his former teacher, Douglas Unger. George Saunders is a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant," and his most recent collection, The Tenth of December, is a 2013 New York Times best seller. Maile Chapman is the author of Your Presence is Requested at Suvanto, a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award. Doug Unger’s five books include Leaving the Land, a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Both are professors in the UNLV Creative Writing Program.

Keywords

Chapman, Maile; Creative writing; Criticism; Literature; Saunders, George; Unger, Douglas

Disciplines

Creative Writing | English Language and Literature | Fiction

Language

English

Comments

Student Union Theatre, UNLV

Video File size: 483 megabytes

Audio file size: 40.1 megabytes


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