Allen Learst

University of Wisconsin-Marinette 750 W Bay Shore Street
Marinette, WI 54143-4253
Phone: 
715-735-4344

Author's Bio

Dancing at the Gold Monkey by Allen Learst YOU CAN'T SLEEP WITH YOUR BEST FRIEND'S WIFE and not feel anything, even when his wife's left him, and she wants to sleep with you. You can’t, but you do. You know there’s no wisdom in this. At Gabe’s Bar, Mick says, “Let’s go up north.” You never lived up north, owned a dog or a gun, but you do now. You keep a .45 in the glove box, and when you leave the bar, Detroit’s a shadow skirting the edges of pavement and chrome. “Where’s the wisdom?” you ask your friend.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Dancing at the Gold Monkey
(Leapfrog Press, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
Winner of the 2011 Leapfrog Fiction Contest

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
Detroit
Raised in: 
Detroit, MI
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Last updated: Jan 28, 2013