George Saunders (Ramin Talaie)

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George Saunders is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, children's books, and novels.

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He was born on December 2, 1958.

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Saunders was born in Amarillo, Texas.

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His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and GQ.

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He also contributed a weekly column, "American Psyche", to The Guardian's weekend magazine between 2006 and 2008.

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His story collection In Persuasion Nation was a finalist for the Story Prize in 2007.

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In 2013, he won the PEN/Malamud Award[5] and was a finalist for the National Book Award.

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