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Rumpus Original Fiction: Inheritance

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When she was seven years old, Lottie killed her first rattlesnake. As long as she could remember, her grandfather had instilled in her that The Good Californian killed the rattlesnake, spared those behind him the danger of snakebite, the venom sapped from their future. She thought it was allegory until she came face-to-Western-face with a Mojave rattlesnake in the scrub out by the foothills.

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On Ghosting

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To ghost, to refuse, to satisfy yourself with yourself, felt impossibly newfangled, like something I’d like to try.

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The Gothic Horror of the Fourth Trimester: Talking with Julia Fine

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Julia Fine discusses her new novel, THE UPSTAIRS HOUSE.

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