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Posts Tagged: Selected Shorts

This Week in Short Fiction

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Think of the most complicated and intriguing people you have ever met. Think of the way it feels to return to those people again and again, each time finding some new facet of truth, beauty, insight, originality. Michael Cunningham’s “White Angel” is a story like one of those people.  First published in the New Yorker […]

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Roxane Gay on Selected Shorts

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Rumpus essays editor Roxane Gay has a short story up on WNYC’s Selected Shorts! The episode summary describes it thusly: The heroine of Roxane Gay’s “North Country” is a young woman from Florida adjusting to the harsh winter in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which she describes as a move to “the edge of nowhere.”  She is recovering […]

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