Search
  • Joseph Fulkerson

Happy 100th Birthday Chinaski!


Man, time flies. I was 18 years old when a friend of mine introduced me to Buk. I instantly felt a kinship with this man. Here was someone who understood me. Someone who knew how to say the things I felt.


Who had the balls to live his life on his own terms.


What resulted from that was the most genuine voice I have ever heard. The purest words I've read.


For all his bluster and womanizing ways, his drunken escapades aside, he loved the word. When he sat at the typewriter to write, with Brahms playing on the radio, he was the man.


Getting to know Bukowski through his writing has been one of the greatest opportunities of my life. It has inspired and informed my writing and continues to do so daily. If my work has half the authenticity of one of his short stories, I would be thrilled.


Happy 100th Birthday Chinaski!


6 views

Recent Posts

See All

Happy Holidays!

Hello friends! I hope everyone is able to spend time with family and friends during this season. Keep reading, keep writing, but most importantly keep it together because 2020 is coming to an end! Th

Accepted!

I was thrilled to receive an email from the editor of Analog Press stating they would be publishing my chapbook next year! 'Point of Diminishing Returns' will have a limited print run of 25 copies, so

Hey Stranger

To create, and to confront, one has to be an outcast. ~Masha Gessen Greetings, It's been a while since my last update, and it has continued to be a crazy year, but I have been hard at work on a few pr

 

Subscribe Form

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

©2020 by Joseph Fulkerson. Proudly created with Wix.com