A Cyclops Searches for Love in the Digital Age


In some way I think all the stories I write are love stories…

Over at the New Yorker, writer Ramona Ausubel discusses “You Can Find Love Now,” her short story about a lonely cyclops who turns to the Internet in his quest for companionship. In her newest collection, Ausubel writes about mythical or unusual creatures searching for intimacy in the modern world, hoping to find love in all the same ways humans do.

Serena Candelaria is a Rumpus intern, and a self-proclaimed fiction addict. This summer, she worked at 29th Street Publishing and began writing a novella. She is currently a senior at Yale, where she studies Literature. More from this author →