George Saunders – Writing Fiction


George Saunders is the author of numerous short stories, essays, and novels including Lincoln in the Bardo (2017), Pastoralia (2000), and CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (1996). In this segment, Saunders sits down with WCNY’s Kevin Miller to discuss the art of fiction writing, writers block, and finding an authentic voice as an author.

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Title: George Saunders – Writing Fiction

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Authors, Style, Testimonial

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WCNY Public Media

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 08/22/2018

Runtime: 00:04:27

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  • Term: 2 years
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