Gary Buslik

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Gary Buslik
Genrefiction, travel writing
Subjecttravel writing, literature
Notable worksA Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean

The Missionary's Position

Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls

Gary Buslik (born 1946 in Chicago) 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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