Allan Gurganus

Allan Gurganus’s fiction includes Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1989) and Local Souls (Liveright, 2013). He is a Guggenheim Fellow and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Features

What Fiction Means

I have something to confess right here up front. Tonight I feel utterly at home. You might think we’re in a magnificent wedding cake ballroom full of chandeliers and debutante pretensions. But I spring from a long line of Baptist tent preachers, brothers and sisters. This might look like a Formica podium, but it can […]

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