Winesburg, Indiana: “Manchild” Morrison, The Best That Almost Was

Porter Shreve

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.

Porter Shreve is the author of three novels, all published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: The Obituary Writer, Drives Like a Dream and When the White House Was Ours. He directs the Creative Writing Program at Purdue University.