ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. [1937–1940] An Ohioan from humble origins. He became a successful businessman, then gave up everything, including family, to become a writer of short stories. Author of the collection Winesburg, Ohio. His peers included E. E. Cummings, John Dos Passos, and Orson Welles. The Sherwood Anderson Diaries. 1936–1941. Athens and London, University of Georgia Press, 1987.