by George Singleton
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.
George Singleton has published four collections of stories and two novels. His fiction has appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies, including the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Oxford American, Playboy, the Georgia Review, Southern Review, Zoetrope, and New Stories from the South. A 2009 Guggenheim Fellow, he lives in South Carolina.