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Weekly Rumpus Fiction: Jeff Albers

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The next Weekly Rumpus features fiction from Jeff Albers. Here’s an excerpt:

These parties normally had a certain rhythm that suited Frank’s style, so relaxed and casual as to lead him to coin his own time signature, Loesserando, which, he explained, should fall somewhere between the slow walking pace of andante moderato and the reduced heart rate of an afternoon nap.

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Weekly Rumpus Fiction: Ursula Villarreal-Moura

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The next Weekly Rumpus features fiction from Ursula Villarreal-Moura. Here’s an excerpt:

Within a month of knowing her, Irina had turned me on to shoplifting. I was hooked on the thrill of procuring ordinary and exquisite items. From grocery stores, we lifted packages of string cheese, sprinkled donuts, lipsticks, index cards, disposable cameras, and collars for cats we didn’t own.

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