Winesburg, Indiana: Howard Garfield, Balladeer

Edward Porter

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.

Edward Porter’s short fiction has appeared in Colorado Review, Booth: A Journal, Printer’s Devil Review, Inch Magazine, is forthcoming in Barrelhouse, and was anthologized in Best New American Voices 2010. He is a former Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA program, and a doctoral student at the University of Houston, where he served as fiction editor for Gulf Coast from 2010 to 2011.