Author : mattbriggs
Who is Matt Briggs?

Who is Matt Briggs?

About

Matt Briggs’ books, particularly The Remains of River Names and the novel Shoot the Buffalo, are to Seattle and the Pacific Northwest what Steinbeck’s Cannery Row and Grapes of Wrath were to the Salinas Valley and Monterey, or William Faulkner’s best work to New Orleans. Briggs has the language, cadence, and rain-shrouded soul of the Northwest honed to perfection in his candid […]

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Burn Strunk

Burn Strunk

Projects

Name: Burn Strunk Date: 10/15/2017 – current Produced by: Matt Briggs Location: Online Link: Burnstrunk.wordpress.com Description: Burn Strunk is a series of posts where I plan to revisit the rules in the classic style book, Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White. The tiny yellow book has endured for more than a hundred […]

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The Floating Bridge

The Floating Bridge

About

When I was a baby in the early seventies, my father used to rock me for hours in his rocking chair. Once, while drinking his second forty ounces of malt liquor he puked on me, and I jumped down from the chair and ran into the kitchen. “Mom, Dad spilt on me.” I don’t remember […]

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