Goodnight, Mr. Vonnegut

He wouldn’t have wanted to be called a hero and, in fact, one could argue the bleak humor and moral urgency of his writings pretty well decimated the whole idea of hero worship, among many other things. Nevertheless, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a hero to me. And now he’s gone. So it goes.

About Walter Biggins

Walter Biggins is a writer based in Athens, GA. His work has been published in, Bookslut, The Comics Journal, Salon, The Baseball Chronicle, Jackson Free Press, and Valley Voices: A Literary Review. Follow him on Twitter (@walter_biggins), and check out his bimonthly newsletter (
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