book cover by JKS alum HR Hegnauer.
Congratulations to JKS core faculty Junior Burke, whose novel Something Gorgeous is now available on Kindle! Something Gorgeous is a fictional exploration of the background and history surrounding the most iconic novel of the Jazz Age.
Junior Burke is a novelist, dramatist and lyricist. His novel, Something Gorgeous, which explores the world behind Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, will be republished in 2012. A set of his first studio recordings tentatively titled With You in Rockland, is being readied for release on the Di-Tone label. He has taught at the Kerouac School since 1999 and served as Chair of Writing & Poetics from 2006 to 2010.