Conceived, born, and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin—that’s me, Paul Vincent Bartlett, a (displaced) cheesehead. And not of your typical Wisconsin lineage.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“I had found my spot on the roof of a red woodshed in the back yard shaded by an overhanging apple tree. An inveterate reader, I found that by lying flat on my stomach, I could remain concealed, safety ignoring any voice calling me from below.”
—Blanche Yurka, Saint Paul-raised actress
“Who does not love a Minnesota winter, with its clear bracing air—its blue sky and its life-giving atmosphere?... Fear not then, the blast of coming winter. Pile on the wood, let the cracking fire shed its heat while the Northwestern winds howl about our doors.”
—Saint Paul Minnesota Times, November 20, 1854
“Fiction writers are the ones to insist that they don't know how they do what they do. Mostly because they don't like to be bothered with thinking about it.”