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Posts Tagged: Amy Butcher

Next Letter in the Mail: Amy Butcher

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We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail and it’s from Amy Butcher! Amy asks did we enjoy our Halloweens? Then, she tells us about about one of her most memorable Halloweens, when she was 15 years old, and asks the question, “Why, dear reader, had I not gone with my gut?”. To […]

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“We Cannot Be in Love…”

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Even from that very first statement, Rumpus contributor Amy Butcher‘s personal essay “Probably It’s Nothing Fancy” establishes an all-too familiar tension between two friends who are beginning to imagine themselves as involved in something more. Through prose that is both smart and sparse, Butcher deftly navigates feelings of forlornness and empty denial. Read the piece […]

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