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Rumpus Original Fiction: Emergency Lifeboats: 24 (12 on Each Side)


“What’s a six-letter word for ignoring truth,” she might say, without looking up from the puzzle. ...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup


First, Julie Marie Wade reviews the “solar system” of Kimberly Burwick’s poetry collection, Good Night Brother. The son—or “sun”—in the title “burns everyone and everything it touches.” He/it “has gone the way of the supernova.” This lovable, yet hard-to-love character seduces the reader with the promise of the ineffable.