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Tim Gautreaux

Born 1947 in Louisiana, Ph.D. Universityof South Carolina. Retired from teaching creative writing 30 years at Southeastern Louisiana University. Married to Winborne Howell, two children. Publications brought out by St. Martin’s press include short story collections Same Place, Same Things and Welding with Children, and novel The Next Step in the Dance. Most recent work is The Clearing, a novel (Knopf).


Floyd’s Girl

T-Jean Airborne, T-Jean's big sedan flew across the main highway, landing on a shell road like an airplane coming down wrong. He had to find his cousin Floyd before the little girl was lost. The car hydroplaned over dips filled with rainwater, b [...]