George Saunders and the Science of Fiction Writing
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“You look at the data of human life fairly rationally, objectively, and whatever weird conclusions come out of it, you’re used to accepting it no matter what.”
— George Saunders on how his background as a geophysicist influences his writing.
For more Saunders, watch the rest of his interview from MSNBC’s Morning Joe:
— Benjamin Samuel is co-editor of Electric Literature. He failed high school chemistry, and that was long before he had Twitter to blame for his perpetual distraction.