Age at which Wallace Stevens published Harmonium, his first book of poetry: 44.

Age at which George Saunders published CivilWarLand in Bad Decline: 38.

Age at which Janet Malcolm published her first book, In the Freud Archives: 46.

Age at which Norman Rush published his first novel, White: 53.

Age at which Alice Munro published her first collection of stories, Dance of the Happy Shades: 37.

See? You're not all washed up... Yet. More at The Rumpus.

And! Related! George Saunders FINALLY has a new collection due out in January. (Now, where's my new Sam Lipsyte at?)