Tag: essay

Pre-order: Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology

Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology, including the piece “Prince of the Midwest” by Michael Perry, is now available for pre-order here. NOTE FROM MIKE: I was invited by our neighbors across the St. Croix to write about my changing perceptions of Minneapolis over time, specifically by expanding on some previous paragraphs I’d written about…View post

Pre-order: The Milwaukee Anthology

NOTE FROM MIKE: They asked me to share my view of Milwaukee. With respect, I flipped the script. The Milwaukee Anthology, including the piece Mandela’s Milwaukee by Michael Perry, is now available for pre-order here.The Milwaukee Anthology, Edited by Justin Kern, is a book on hope and hurt in one of America’s toughest ZIP codes. In these pages are the stories of…View post

Father’s Day Essay

Recently, I was asked to write an essay for Father’s Day.  The request came as we were preparing to travel to Colorado for a funeral.  I wrote most of it during the plane ride home.  It has now been posted and you can read it here.