Patricia S. Sullivan | The Sun Magazine

Patricia S. Sullivan

Patricia S. Sullivan lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories titled Notes for Future Tenants.

— From September 1996

Notes For Future Tenants

My boyfriend, Tony, tells me he remembers seeing Muddy Waters sitting in a chair on Maxwell Street in Chicago playing the blues. He says it was a Sunday morning and Muddy was playing alone. Now the Maxwell Street market shines with the silver circles of cleaned hubcaps, hanging for sale.

September 1996
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