In a cover story just before its release, The New York Times Magazine described Tenth of December by George Saunders as “the best book you will read this year.” Saunders, the winner of a McArthur Genius Grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship, is no stranger to success. However, Tenth of December, his fourth collection of stories and seventh book overall, represents […]
GEORGE SAUNDERS received a B.Sc. (1981) from the Colorado School of Mines and an M.A. (1988) from Syracuse University. He worked as a technical writer and geophysical engineer at Radian International in Rochester, New York (1989-1996), prior to joining the faculty of Syracuse University, where he is currently a professor of creative writing. His fiction has appeared in such publications as the New Yorker, Harper’s, and Esquire, among many others. He won a National Magazine Award for Fiction in 2004 and his work is included in Best American Short Stories 2005. His most recent book is Tenth of December, released by Random House in 2013. His political novella The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil was published by Riverhead Trade Paperbacks in September 2005. He is also the author of Pastoralia and CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, both New York Times Notable Books, and The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, a New York Times children’s bestseller.
Contributor Bios for Issue 7 Winter 2013
Issue 7 Winter 2013 DAVID ABRAMS is the author of Fobbit (Grove/Atlantic), a New York Times Notable Book for 2012. It was also selected as both an Indie Next pick and for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salon, Electric, Literature, Salamander, Connecticut Review, Five Chapters, […]
MAYDAY Magazine: Issue 7 Fall 2013
FEATURED ARTIST Glenn Brady It’s All Feel, My Dear INTERVIEWS M. C. Armstrong interviewed by David Bowen A Dragon in the Hollow Kelly Davio interviewed by Michael Schmeltzer Feeding One Another Andrew Hudgins interviewed by Okla Elliott Nothing Human Is Foreign to Laughter Stephen Kuusisto interviewed by Okla Elliott A Multiplicity of Visions George Saunders […]