Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 1, Section 14

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 1, Section 14

  • For a couple of years after this, our narrator teaches at the Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa—which, by the way, is hugely famous. He teaches in the afternoon and writes his book on Dresden in the morning.
  • And somewhere in there, he gets a three-book contract with a man named Seymour Lawrence.
  • The first of those books? His book about Dresden. Which is this book.