William s burroughs chronology february 5, 1914 born william seward burroughs, in st louis, missouri, grandson and namesake of the inventor of the burroughs adding machine. William burroughs wrote prolifically from the 1940's til the 1990's, producing dozens of novels, essays, prose, and articles throughout his career his writing evolved constantly and spanned many styles and genres.
William s burroughs did not begin writing seriously until 1950, although he had unsuccessfully submitted a story titled “twilight’s last gleaming” to esquire in 1938 his first novelistic.
Naked lunch (sometimes the naked lunch) is a novel by american writer william s burroughs, originally published in 1959 the book is structured as a series of loosely connected vignettes burroughs stated that the chapters are intended to be read in any order [1. 'doing easy' an essay by william s burroughs de is a way of doing it is a way of doing everything you do de simply means doing whatever you do in the easiest most relaxed way you can manage.
Burroughs began writing essays and journals in early adolescence, but did not begin publicizing his writing until his thirties a 2010 documentary, william s burroughs: a man within, was made for independent lens on pbs as a fictional character.
Burroughs’ statements at the 1962 international writers’ conference by william s burroughs thanksgiving day, nov 28, 1986 by william s burroughs mind parasites by colin wilson by william s burroughs.