Great article about James Lee Burke

Lostgetback "LSU Press resurrected my career," says James Lee Burke. LSU Press published his first book in 13 years with the 1985 short story collection, The Convict.  A year later, after an unthinkable 111 rejection letters, Burke published The Lost Get-back Boogie with LSU Press and it was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1986.  "They put me back into business…"  Click the link below to read the full article.

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