Posts Tagged: puberty

Death, Memory, and Other Superpowers


There was no cedar chest filled with tissue-wrapped rattles, handprint art projects, and bronzed baby shoes. Our parents never spoke of our missing sister. ...more

The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Victim Story, a Mix CD


All the cruelty of the past seasons washed away with the new layer of snow. I thought your streak was over. I thought we could be friends. ...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Rion Amilcar Scott


Rion Amilcar Scott discusses his new collection Insurrections, creating a fictional town, and the pressure to make religious decisions during puberty. ...more