George Saunders Biography
(Best Known for His Debut Novel "Lincoln in the Bardo")
Birthday: December 2, 1958 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Amarillo, Texas, United States
George Saunders is a decorated American writer who has written numerous short stories, novellas, novels as well as children’s books. He was a regular columnist for ‘The Guardian’ in the late-2000s, writing the weekly column ‘American Psyche’. He is very popular for his short stories and has released many collections of such stories. He received the 2014 Folio Prize for his collection of short stories titled ‘Tenth of December: Stories’. Saunders had received many accolades before he won the Booker Prize for Fiction in 2017 for his novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’. Apart from writing novels and short stories, Saunders has also excelled in writing for kids. He has written many books for children and has been published in popular kids’ magazines. Saunders’ writings have also been featured in ‘GQ,’ ‘The New Yorkers,’ and ‘Harper's Magazine.’ Besides writing, he has also taught at Syracuse University in New York. He taught creative writing and has been credited for bringing in a fresh approach to teaching the subject.