Junior
		
		Burke

Junior
Burke
jrburke@naropa.edu | 303-245-4820

Core Assistant Professor
Jack Kerouac School
MFA, Naropa University
BFA, University of Illinois

Junior Burke is a novelist, dramatist, and lyricist. His novel, Something Gorgeous, which explores the world behind Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, was republished in 2012. A set of his first studio recordings, tentatively titled With You in Rockland, is being readied for release.  He has been commissioned to contribute original material for two upcoming stage productions, one in Colorado and one in Michigan. He has taught at the Kerouac School since 1999, originated its MFA Creative Writing (low-residency) degree program, and served as Chair of Writing & Poetics from 2006 to 2010.

 

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