Posts Tagged: Ozarks

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #90: Erika Carter


Erika Carter’s debut novel Lucky You tells the story of three young women in their early twenties who leave their waitressing jobs in an Arkansas college town to embark on a year off grid in the Ozark Mountains. In a remote house, without a washing machine or cell phone reception, Ellie, Chloe, and Rachel grapple with questions of identity, purpose, and what it means to be human.


The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The Great Elk


For a moment, seeing the small figures walking before the elk makes me think that white people know the Great Elk too. ...more