Douglas Unger

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Birthday
27, 1952
Birthplace
Idaho
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Idaho

About

An American fiction writer, he is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-nominated debut novel, Leaving the Land. His other works include Looking for War (a 2004 short story collection) and Voices from Silence (a 1995 novel).

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Chicago and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he worked as an editor for several prominent literary journals.

Trivia

He taught creative writing at both Syracuse University and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Family Life

He was born in Idaho. He later married Amy Burk Unger.

Associated With

He and Ann Patchett both attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop.