In addition to his newest book, “Tenth of December,” Saunders has written three other short story collections “Pastoralia,” “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline” (both New York Times Notable Books) and, most recently, “In Persuasion Nation.” He's also written a novella-length illustrated fable, “The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil” The New York Times best-selling children’s book, “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip," and, most recently, a book of essays, “The Braindead Megaphone.” To read more about George Saunders, visit www.thepygmalionfestival.com/literature/george-saunders.
This is a FREE reading but you must RSVP to attend.
As PYGMALION enters its 13th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components. Krannert Center hosts the festival a full day including headlining musicians (Thundercat, Julien Baker, and more), a reading from acclaimed author George Saunders, a full tech DEMO, Share the Vision, Human Library, and more. Visit www.thepygmalionfestival.com for more info.
This performance will last approximately 60 minutes with no intermission.
Krannert Center, a PYGMALION partner from the very beginning, hosts the event on Thursday, September 21. Visit PYGMALION's website for a full listing of the festival's partnerships.