Winesburg, Indiana: Emmalene’s Bakery and Bait Shop

Sherrie Flick

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.

Sherrie Flick is the author of the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting (Flume) and the novel Reconsidering Happiness (University of Nebraska Press), a semi-finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Her flash fiction appears in many journals and anthologies including Norton’s Flash Fiction Forward and New Sudden Fiction. She lives in Pittsburgh, where she teaches in Chatham University’s MFA program.