Short stories by Robie Macauley

Robie Mayhew Macauley (May 31, 1919 – November 20, 1995) was an American editor, novelist and critic whose literary career spanned more than 50 years.

Listing 3 stories.

After the death of his mother, a young boy unhappily spends time with his wimpy uncle and witnesses a moment of unexpected heroism.

An English professor meets his long-time writing idol, who turns out to be a surly and irritable man — nothing like the majestic intellectual the professor had envisioned.

An unwanted reunion between two women for the holiday season makes a protective mother anxious and eventually pushes her over the edge.