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Sherwood Anderson (September 13 1876March 8 1941) was an American writer, mainly of short stories, most notably the collection Winesburg, Ohio. His influence on American fiction was profound; his literary voice can be heard in Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck, and others.




Short Story Collections


  • Mid-American Chants (1918)
  • A New Testament (1927)


  • Plays, Winesburg and Others (1937)


  • A Story Teller's Story (1924, memoir)
  • The Modern Writer (1925, essays)
  • Sherwood Anderson's Notebook (1926, memoir)
  • Hello Towns! (1929, collected newspaper articles)
  • Nearer the Grass Roots (1929, essays)
  • The American County Fair (1930, essays)
  • Perhaps Women (1931, essays)
  • Puzzled America (1935, essays)
  • A Writer's Conception of Realism (1939, essays)
  • Home Town (1940, photographs and commentary)

Published Posthumously

  • Sherwood Anderson's Memoirs (1942)
  • The Sherwood Anderson Reader, edited by Paul Rosenfeld (1947)
  • The Portable Sherwood Anderson, edited by Horace Gregory (1949)
  • Letters of Sherwood Anderson, edited by Howard Mumford Jones and Walter B. Rideout (1953)
  • Sherwood Anderson: Short Stories, edited by Maxwell Geismar (1962)
  • Return to Winesburg: Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper, edited by Ray Lewis White (1967)
  • The Buck Fever Papers, edited by Welford Dunaway Taylor (1971, collected newspaper articles).
  • Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein: Correspondence and Personal Essays, edited by Ray Lewis White (1972)
  • The "Writer's Book," edited by Martha Mulroy Curry (1975, unpublished works)
  • France and Sherwood Anderson: Paris Notebook, 1921, edited by Michael Fanning (1976)
  • Sherwood Anderson: The Writer at His Craft, edited by Jack Salzman, David D. Anderson, and Kichinosuke Ohashi (1979)
  • A Teller's Tales, selected and introduced by Frank Gado (1983)
  • Sherwood Anderson: Selected Letters: 1916–1933, edited by Charles E. Modlin (1984)
  • Letters to Bab: Sherwood Anderson to Marietta D. Finely, 1916–1933, edited by William A. Sutton (1985)
  • The Sherwood Anderson Diaries, 1936–1941, edited by Hilbert H. Campbell (1987)
  • Sherwood Anderson: Early Writings, edited by Ray Lewis White (1989)
  • Sherwood Anderson's Love Letters to Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson, edited by Charles E. Modlin (1989)
  • Sherwood Anderson's Secret Love Letters, edited by Ray Lewis White (1991)
  • Certain Things Last: The Selected Stories of Sherwood Anderson, edited by Charles E. Modlin (1992)
  • Southern Odyssey: Selected Writings by Sherwood Anderson, edited by Welford Dunaway Taylor and Charles E. Modlin (1997)
  • The Egg and Other Stories, edited with an introduction by Charles E. Modlin (1998)

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