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George Saunders

Born: 2-Dec-1958
Birthplace: Amarillo, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: In Persuasion Nation

Wife: (two daughters)

    University: BS Geophysical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (1981)
    University: MA Creative Writing, Syracuse University (1988)
    Professor: Creative Writing, Syracuse University (1997-)

    Radian International Engineer/writer (1989-96)
    MacArthur Fellowship 2006
    Guggenheim Fellowship 2006

Author of books:
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (1996, short stories)
Pastoralia (2000, short stories)
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip (2000, juvenile)
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil (2005, novella)
In Persuasion Nation (2006, short stories)

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