Sam Apple
Sam Apple

Sam Apple teaches creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Schlepping Through the Alps and American Parent.

Low Concept
Feb. 12 2014 7:26 AMThe Uncle Donnie TreeIf my relationship with my uncle had been the inspiration for Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree.
Low Concept
Feb. 23 2005 5:05 PMThe Administration and the FuryIf William Faulkner were writing on the Bush White House.
Low Concept
Oct. 23 2013 10:30 AMGod’s WorkshopTerrific first draft, but the female characters need some work.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.