Tag Archives: George Saunders

Good Chemistry at The Story Prize

Wednesday night’s Story Prize event was, as always, entertaining and edifying. There’s something about the chemistry of getting three very disparate short story writers together to read their work and talk about it—the distillery that goes into short fiction makes for some good, concentrated conversation among its practitioners, and three is a reasonable number for […]


New Yorker fiction (Jun 13/20) – “Home”

The first of three stories in this year’s Summer Fiction Issue, this robust offering from George Saunders grabs you by the neck and drags you across some rough terrain. The usual suspects of community poverty and family disquiet and individual immaturity are meshed with the deep pain of a troubled young veteran. In a lengthy […]