What does “Home” mean to you? Hi! Fresh on the heels of Lake Street Stories, I’m excited to announce the next anthology from Flexible Press! We are looking for short stories, essays, poetry, and more focused on what home means to each of us. The work needs to have a Minnesota connection, with the author… Continue reading Announcing HOME
Come check out Lake Street Stories, Sunday, October 21, 3 – 4:00 p.m. Reading, authors, books–really, how can you go wrong? Lake Street Stories is 12 stories about the heart of south Minneapolis. We had 85 people at the launch party Friday, and now we are back for a reading at the best book… Continue reading Lake Street Stories reading at Moon Palace Books!
I am so excited to announce the publication of Lake Street Stories! Lake Street Stories is an anthology of short stories by 12 established and emerging Twin Cities’ writers about Minneapolis’s iconic south side main street. It’s available now at Amazon.com and other online stores in both print and e-book, or ask your favorite bookseller… Continue reading Lake Street Stories has arrived!
My short story, Fox, just came out in American Fiction #16! I couldn’t be happier! It’s a coming of age story about an awkward young man who works at a corner grocery and the guy who protects him. It’s close to my heart, because I worked at just such a corner store in just such… Continue reading Fox in American Fiction
Block E Panel Discussion Press Release December 17, 2 – 4 p.m. Hennepin History Museum, 2303 3rd Ave So. Minneapolis Book reading Video presentation, Shinders to Shinders Discussion A panel discussion about the notorious Block E in downtown Minneapolis, featuring people who lived and worked there, including: Patrick Scully. Scully, a celebrated Twin Cities’ performance… Continue reading Block E: Minneapolis’s Times Square Fireside Chat
Well, now we know more about what brings this strange father and son duo to the Venice Cafe! Next week, they’ll continue to bond and reveal more about their personal journeys. We are just getting going! Get caught up at https://talesofblocke.wordpress.com/ And don’t forget about my book launch party! https://williamburleson.wordpress.com/2017/05/11/tales-of-block-e-book-launch-party/ I’ll read a little and… Continue reading Tales of Block E continues
Whew! We are off on the year of Tales of Block E! The first of 52 installments appeared this morning at https://talesofblocke.wordpress.com/ after a week of bits at Facebook http://www.williamburleson.com/#/tales-of-block-e-1/ . So far, we’ve met Jack, who, after not having been estranged for 20 years, is having dinner with his blind father at the Venice… Continue reading And we are off!