R307. #AWP18 Keynote Address by George Saunders, Sponsored by the University of Tampa MFA in Creative Writing
Ballroom A & B, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
Thursday, March 8, 2018
8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
George Saunders is the author of four collections of short stories, a novella, and a book of essays. His newest work is the novel Lincoln in the Bardo, which is one of the most highly regarded books of the year, and is currently a New York Times best seller. Another of his publications is the short story collection Tenth of December, winner of the 2013 Story Prize and the 2014 Folio Prize. The recipient of a 2006 MacArthur Foundation Genius grant, his work has appeared in the O’Henry, Best American Short Story, Best Non-Required Reading, and Best American Travel Writing anthologies. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME in 2013.