Posts Tagged: injury

Life as a Series of Small Gestures: Talking with Jennifer Fliss

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Jennifer Fliss discusses her debut story collection, THE PREDATORY ANIMAL BALL.

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Losing the World

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When we begin life, language is play.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: The Barbecue

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Up close, the beach was disgusting and tragic. A million tiny pieces of plastic were heaped on the shore like confetti from a hundred parades, or like the real sand on the beach threw up.

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Safety Nets: On Seeing Movies with My Children

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There’s no blueprint for any of this. If there were, I would have read it by now.

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Ursa Major

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Last month a bear ripped into my tent, clenched his teeth onto my upper left arm, just below my shoulder, and would not let go.

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