3 Generations of American Writers: Featuring George Saunders


Oct. 15, 2013,
7pm to 9pm

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The Black Mountain Institute welcomes you to attend a lecture from 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, "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.

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This lecture is free and open to the public.

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