Author: George Singleton
Publisher: LSU Press
Price: $22.50 (Paperback)
George Singleton has two novels, it is true, but his reputation as a writer rests on his eight volumes of short stories. And it is a fine reputation. Singleton is a writer’s writer, a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors.
Making a career in the short story these days is a struggle, but a few, like George Saunders and Singleton, carry on.