For six years in the early 1980’s, Bill Lowenburg was a sparring partner and assistant to renowned boxing trainer Earnee Butler in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Beginning his career in education in 1980, Bill taught history until 1996. Since then he has served as a high school librarian and taught graduate classes in photography. Bill has Master’s degrees in Social Studies and Library Science as well as an MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University. He researched Norman Mailer’s relationship with boxing for the forthcoming authorized Mailer biography to be published by Simon and Schuster.
Lowenburg is also the author of Crash Burn Love: Demolition Derby, a monograph of his black-and-white-photographs and essays on automobile demolition derby. Bill's articles and photographs have been published internationally. Currently, Bill is finishing a novel, The Zorki Chronicles, to be released in the summer of 2012.
By Bill Lowenburg
Published: January 25, 2012.
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Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.