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Posts Tagged: fairy tale

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Ayşe Papatya Bucak

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Ayşe Papatya Bucak discusses her debut story collection, THE TROJAN WAR MUSEUM.

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What Turns Up: A Conversation with Peg Alford Pursell

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Peg Alford Pursell discusses her new story collection, A GIRL GOES INTO THE FOREST.

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Claiming Space: A Conversation with Elizabeth Crane

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Elizabeth Crane discusses her latest collection, Turf, how where she has lived has shaped her work, and why she loves writing in first-person plural.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: My Name Is Jean-Pierre and I Am Still an End Table

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I am glad to be free of that tyrant, even if it means I am an end table waddling inch-by-inch down this path on a foolish mission that might prove impossible. I may be an end table, but at least I am free.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #59: Marisa Silver

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Marisa Silver is a formidable writer. The world she weaves is masterfully laid out. Her sharp eye focuses on the brutal changes that women experience, not just emotionally but physically as well. Her beautiful, dreamy novel, Little Nothing, is a story of transformation and love. The book begins with the birth of a girl to […]

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What We Lost: Undoing the Fairy Tale Narrative of Adoption

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The singular, unavoidable truth about adoption is that it requires the undoing of one family so that another one can come into being.

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