SAUNDERS, George. American, b. 1958. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction. Career: Radian International (environmental engineering firm), Rochester, NY, technical writer and geophysical engineer, 1989-96; Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, associate professor of creative writing, 1996-. Publications: CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (stories and a novella), 1996; Pastoralia, 2000; The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip (children's book), 2000. Contributor of stories to periodicals. Address: Department of English, 401 Hall of Languages, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244- 1170, U.S.A.