Posts Tagged: andre breton

Finding Freedom


We never want something more than when it has been taken away from us. The opposite of freedom is confinement. ...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #103: Andrew Battershill


Picture the French Surrealists recast as mobsters running a crime ring and you have the premise for Batterhill’s story. ...more

Written in Chalk: What It Means to Be Crazy


As truth becomes more elusive, as fact blends with fiction, we ought to take notice of how we categorize people, as categorization seems to be married to suppression, to disenfranchisement. ...more

This Week in Short Fiction


Some story collections drop with fireworks and great fanfare, while others make their entrance, it could be said, on tender feet. The latter is the case with the works of Edith Pearlman, who released her fifth story collection, Honeydew, on Tuesday.