Name: William Seward Burroughs II

Pen Name: William Lee

Born: February 5, 1914 St. Louis Missouri, U.S.

Died: August 2, 1997 Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.

Cause of Death: Complications of a heart attack 



Genre: Satire, Paranoid Fiction 

Literary Movement: Beat Generation, Postmodernism 

Notable Works: Naked Lunch, Junkie, The Wild Boys



Fun Fact: Burroughs was fictionalized in Jack Kerouac's autobiographical novel On the Road as "Old Bull Lee".



William S. Burroughs' Wikipedia Page.