Rotten Rejections: Winesburg, Ohio

[Imagine being the dimbulb publisher who said this about Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio, by any standard a part of the American canon.]

“…far too gloomy for us.”

Excerpted from: Barnard, Andre, and Bill Henderson, eds. Pushcart’s Complete Rotten Reviews and Rejections. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 1998.

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