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Posts Tagged: ghost story

Hearing a Novella/Reading an Album: Talking with Katharine Coldiron

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Katharine Coldiron discusses her forthcoming novella, CEREMONIALS.

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A Very Precarious Moment: Talking with Karen Russell

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Karen Russell discusses her newest collection, ORANGE WORLD AND OTHER STORIES.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #172: Leanne Shapton

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“I see objects and things as reliquaries that can hold stories.”

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This Week in Short Fiction

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The first books of 2016 are rolling off the presses this week, and among them is Samantha Hunt’s third novel, Mr. Splitfoot, which is already earning buzz for its prize-winning potential. It’s a modern gothic ghost story involving meteor craters, conmen, twins who channel spirits, a mysterious aunt who doesn’t speak, and a pregnant woman […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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In the latest “The Last Book I Loved,” S. Hope Mills tackles the thriller-esque 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House. Shirley Jackson’s talents are strong enough to spook even the avowedly un-spookable—that woman, Mills admits, “knew what it meant to be haunted.” And Heather Partington reviews Maude Casey’s novel inspired by the true story of a 19th century […]

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