Winesburg, Indiana: Burt Coble, Catman

by Greg Schwipps

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.

Greg Schwipps is the author of What This River Keeps, winner of the 2010 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award in the emerging writer category, and co-author of Fishing For Dummies, 2nd Edition. He grew up in Milan, Indiana, and received his MFA from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He currently serves as the Richard W. Peck Chair in Creative Writing at DePauw University and lives in Wilbur, Indiana.