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Tim Wooten

Tim Wooten has had a varied career with jobs as a longshoreman, a cook, a waiter, a bartender, and a part-time reporter for a daily newspaper. He has worked for a local affiliate of the Service Employees Union and has also taught creative writing workshops for the United Auto Workers in Michigan and the Labor Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.



Autumn 1994 | Fiction

She came in late on a busy Friday evening. I wouldn't have paid much attention to her if she hadn't been blowing Gauloise smoke at me through sidelong, never-catch-me-looking-at-you kind of glances. I was pouring her Beam and Bud depth charges alternated with beer mugs full of soda water and lime.