Posts Tagged: Curbside Splendor

The Rumpus Interview with Ben Tanzer


Ben Tanzer discusses his new essay collection Be Cool, why running is so important to him, and not being precious about his work. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Tobias Carroll


Tobias Carroll discusses his newest collection Transitory, the influence of film on his writing, and getting good news at bad times. ...more

This Week in Short Fiction


Monday marked Bloomsday, the annual celebration of James Joyce’s 732-page day-in-a-book, Ulysses. While this is hardly short fiction, Joyce is also often credited as one of the earliest practitioners of the epiphany, a technique that still burns bright in short fiction (and at times too bright as some have told it).