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Posts Tagged: short stories

Rumpus Original Fiction: Barong

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Appearance aside, my boss took his work seriously.

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We Are Not Gods: Talking with Elizabeth Ellen

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Elizabeth Ellen discusses her new story collection, HER LESSER WORK.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Daddies and Sons

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When Jeb was old enough to have a family of his own, he hardly ever laid hands on his boys.

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Experience What We Experience: A Conversation with Adam Thompson

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Adam Thompson discusses his debut story collection, BORN INTO THIS.

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Other Stories, Other Lives: Life among the Terranauts by Caitlin Horrocks

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By the time the television cameras arrive, the rest of the world may be surprised, but we’re not.

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The Alternative Hypotheses: A Conversation with Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor discusses his new story collection, FILTHY ANIMALS.

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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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Place, Patois, and a Pinch of Politics: A Conversation with Celeste Mohammed

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Celeste Mohammed discusses her debut novel-in-stories, PLEASANTVIEW.

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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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