Posts Tagged: Shamala Gallagher

Weekend Rumpus Roundup


A very happy New Year from everyone at The Rumpus!

First, in the Saturday Essay, Shamala Gallagher thinks about “what counts as truth” in the process of creating your own narrative during times of identity crisis.

And in the Sunday Essay, Peggy Shinner captures a moment of disconnect between a family bound by history, lost in their differences, longing for something they can’t name.


The Saturday Rumpus Essay: No Wound


Maybe I can touch it and show it to you. If I convince you, we can call it real. And then perhaps it will be. ...more