Gary Buslik

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Gary Buslik
Occupation author
Nationality American
Genre fiction, travel writing
Subject travel writing, literature
Notable works A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean

The Missionary's Position

Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls
Children none

Gary Buslik (* 1946 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American novelist, short story writer, travel writer, and essayist. His work has appeared in many literary and commercial magazines and anthologies. His travel-essay collection A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean (Travelers' Tales, 2008)[1] won the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Book Award. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and earned his Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago.[2] He had novels published in 1999 and 2012.


  1. ^ Rackl, Lori. "Mean time in heaven; A 'Rotten' guy from Mundelein in an unspoiled tropical paradise". The Chicago Sun-Times. pp. 38; FEATURES; Travel. Buslik's love-hate relationship with this part of the world is the subject of his new book, A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean (Travelers' Tales) 
  2. ^ "Ditching a $500,000 salary to teach lit". CNN Money. April 30, 2010. Retrieved July 26, 2011. 

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