Beth Burnett

Storyteller

Every year, I try to post my New Year’s resolutions – to commit to writing the things I hope to accomplish in the coming year. Last year, I think I came close to accomplishing most of what I set out to do. This year, I resolve to be happy with my body just the way …

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I sold 91 copies of my most recent novel, Eating Life. 91 copies of a book that took two years to write, countless hours of rewriting, several pass-through revisions with an editor, and, figuratively, a lot of blood and sweat. (The tears were sometimes literal.) 91 copies of what I consider my best work yet. …

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Dear Lisa Vogel, I had two items on my bucket list this year for the final Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. I wanted to meet Sara St. Martin Lynne. I wanted to meet you. I met Sara. In fact, I ran into her several times. I kissed her, hugged her, drank champagne with her, told her …

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In February of 2012, I was broken. I had left a toxic long term relationship in which I had spent ten years tiptoeing around in the hopes of not provoking an angry, alcoholic outburst. I didn’t realized how much I had changed myself to keep the peace until I finally broke free and started trying to …

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