In his huffington post post, American Fiction: MIA, Rob Spillman eloquently throws down the gauntlet for today’s young, America fiction writers:

But where are the young, ambitious American writers willing to take on the socio-economic dramas of our times? Surely the Bush administration’s warped fantasia is rich material for fiction. Established writers like George Saunders, Deborah Eisenberg, Aimee Bender, Jim Shepard, and Joy Williams take on our current climate obliquely and deftly, but I worry about the Myspace Generation of writers.

All I can say is, keep your eye on writers like Ron Currie because he is just what the doctor ordered.

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