Whiting Winner Manuel Munoz on the Writing Vote

By Jason Boog Comment

Even though he just won a $50,000 Whiting Writers’ award, author Manuel Munoz is looking for a President who can help his creative writing students. In this exclusive video, the young writer reflects on what the 2008 election means for his creative writing students at the University of Arizona. In addition, Munoz gives some hints about his upcoming novel.

No matter what happens, Tuesday’s presidential election will re-configure the emotional and political landscape of our country. In these final days leading up to this historic event, GalleyCat asked a number of writers to comment on what the election means to them.

Yesterday, author Barry Lopez talked about Sarah Palin. Tune in tomorrow for another video installment.