Bio

IMG_3256Frank Bures is the author of The Geography of Madness. His stories and essays have appeared in Harper’s, Aeon, Lapham’s Quarterly, The Washington Post Magazine and other places. They have also been included in the Best American Travel Writing and selected as “Notable” picks for the Best American Sports Writing and the Best American Essays. He is a contributing writer for The Rotarian and a contributing editor for Poets & Writers. He speaks Swahili, Italian and a few other languages less well and lives in Minneapolis where he edits the Lester Literary Update, as well as his own newsletter.

Some of his stories you may have read:

A Mind Dismembered: In Search of the Magical Penis Thieves
The Fall of the Creative Class
Five Hundred and One Pounds (Original Title)
Runner, Interrupted
The Secret Lives of Stories
Teaching a Stone to Fly
Branding Guyana
How to Use a Squat Toilet
Test Day

He is available to speak on a variety of topics. Please see the Speaking page for more information

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