Thursday, March 20, 2014

George Saunders wins Folio Prize

George Saunders, bestselling short story writer who visited us in February 2013, has won the prestigious Folio Prize in England.

Full press release here:

More about his visit here:

Time magazine called Saunders, "The best short story writer in English – not ‘one of’, not ‘arguably’, but the Best."
Saunders is a vaguely familiar face from the early days of the Writers Institute when his wife had a fellowship to study here with Toni Morrison: