William Gass

William Gass


William Gass (The Tunnel, Omensetter’s Luck, and Reading Rilke) has received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, a Lannan Lifetime Achievement award, the Pen-Nabokov Prize, and a gold medal for fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


May 18, 2020

On May 18, 1979 William Gass delivered a heavy commencement address at Washington University

May 1, 2020

Rilke’s description of Rodin sheds light on the profound psychic connection between the two great artists.