Where is Michael Lesy these days?
Brendan Riley

Hi Brendan,

First of all, thanks for reading and responding to my story. It’s always a treat to connect with someone who has roots in Black River Falls! According to Wikipedia, Michael Lesy is still a a writer and professor of literary journalism at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. I think Wisconsin Death Trip is a fascinating look at how hard life was back in those days.

In case you are interested, here’s another story I wrote on Medium about Black River Falls:


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