Robert Earleywine

Robert Earleywine

Robert Earleywine has been teaching literature and fiction writing at Washington University in St. Louis since 1983. He served in the Air Force as a sentrydog handler during the Vietnam era, but in Southern California. He has worked as a shoe salesman, bartender and high school teacher in the inner city. He has two sons,… Read more »

Tandy’s Tournament

After years of working in the dime store, Mother bought a honky-tonk tavern.  She rented a room upstairs to one of her customers and then she married him.  Alton Grainger, Mother’s fifth husband, was just Mother’s height and the age of my oldest sister.  He was from North Carolina.  He’d boxed in the army, said… Read more »