Burl N. Corbett
Burl Corbett was born June 9, 1947, in Birdsboro, PA, only three crow miles from the childhood home of John Updike, whom he later met. Mr. Corbett worked as a cross-country pipeliner, a tractor trailer driver, and ran his own stone masonry business for over 25 years. He is the father of four children and six grandchildren. In 2002, he published a novel, A Haven From Violence, which is available at Amazon.com. In prison, awating a PCRA hearing he expects will vindicate him, he continues to write memiors, essays, and short stories.