Kurt Vonnegut On Making Your Soul Grow

Kurt Vonnegut On Making Your Soul Grow


Kurt Vonnegut was an American novelist, satirist, and graphic artist. He was born 11 November 1922, and died 11 April 2007.

He is best known for his books which blend satire, black comedy and science fiction. These include the novels, Cat’s CradleSlaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions.

Make Your Soul Grow

In 2006, students at Xavier High School in New York tested their persuasive writing skills by writing to their favourite author to ask him or her to visit the school. Five pupils chose Kurt Vonnegut. Although he never made the trip, he wrote this warm letter in reply.

Suggested Reading:

  1. 15 Things Kurt Vonnegut Said Better Than Anyone Else
  2. Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Writing Tips
  3. All About Cinderella – Kurt Vonnegut Explains The Shapes Of Stories

Source: Letters of Note
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 by Amanda Patterson

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