by Barbara Bean
This story is exclusively available in the anthology, Winesburg, Indiana, published by Breakaway Books, an imprint of Indiana University Press, in the spring of 2015. Available wherever fine books are sold, borrowed, or thrown at noisy children.
Barbara Bean was born and raised in Clinton, Iowa. She is the author of Dream House, a collection of stories. Her fiction has appeared in The Georgia Review, The Colorado Review, The North American Review, and The Northwest Review, among other magazines. She teaches creative writing and literature at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.