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Posts Tagged: short fiction

Coat Full of Pockets: A Story Collection Roundtable

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With Dantiel W. Moniz, Kimberly King Parsons, Mary South, Xuan Juliana Wang, and Ashley Wurzbacher.

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On Monsters and Mythology: A Conversation with Alex DiFrancesco

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Alex DiFrancesco discusses their new story collection, TRANSMUTATION.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sayantani Dasgupta

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“I wanted to write a story that doesn’t shy away from the problems but one that’s also hopeful.”

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Poor People Disappear

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Nothing is not right. There is no indication there has ever been a house.

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Writing toward Meaning: A Conversation with Ethel Rohan

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Ethel Rohan discusses her new story collection, IN THE EVENT OF CONTACT.

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Illuminating the Darkness: Madeleine L’Engle’s The Moment of Tenderness

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For anyone looking for some truth and tenderness amidst a still-trying time, look no further.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Shannon McLeod

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“In my own experience, anxiety entails dwelling on the past.”

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Hell Is a Young Man: Fraternity by Benjamin Nugent

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The brutality of frat culture, Nugent suggests, is a veneer that hardly masks its devotees’ miseries and insecurities.

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The Art of Striving to Convince: A Conversation with Elizabeth McCracken

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Elizabeth McCracken discusses her new story collection, THE SOUVENIR MUSEUM.

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The Plague within a Plague: Ethel Rohan’s In the Event of Contact

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Rohan is masterful at mining these triads for their palpable uneasiness and unavoidable suffering.

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Insinuative Curvilinearities: A Conversation with Garielle Lutz

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Garielle Lutz discusses her new story collection, WORSTED.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Callum Angus

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“When I first came out as trans, I learned a lot from trans youth; they taught me so much.”

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Writing Down the Shadows: Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Tales of Horror

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We get to devour our horror from the top of the head down to the tips of the toes.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Mike Alberti

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“I think about loss as echoes or circular structures.”

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Agency Over Anything Else: Talking with Elle Nash

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Elle Nash discusses her new short story collection, NUDES.

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Why We Believe What We Believe: A Conversation with Dantiel W. Moniz

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Dantiel W. Moniz discusses her debut story collection, MILK BLOOD HEAT.

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