Posts Tagged: weekly rumpus

Weekly Rumpus Fiction: Jeff Albers

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The next Weekly Rumpus features fiction from Jeff Albers. Here’s an excerpt: These parties normally had a certain rhythm that suited Frank’s style, so relaxed and casual as to lead him to coin his own time signature, Loesserando, which, he explained, should fall somewhere between the slow walking pace of andante moderato and the reduced […]

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Weekly Rumpus Fiction: Ursula Villarreal-Moura

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The next Weekly Rumpus features fiction from Ursula Villarreal-Moura. Here’s an excerpt: Within a month of knowing her, Irina had turned me on to shoplifting. I was hooked on the thrill of procuring ordinary and exquisite items. From grocery stores, we lifted packages of string cheese, sprinkled donuts, lipsticks, index cards, disposable cameras, and collars […]

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Weekly Rumpus Fiction: Christopher Kennedy

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The next Weekly Rumpus features flash fiction from Christopher Kennedy. Here’s an excerpt: What are the odds that a fantastic one could ever lose to an ordinary asshole? Good, you think. The fantastic ones are always losing, mistaken for ordinary assholes, and the ordinary assholes are preening about disguised as the fantastic ones. This is the […]

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Weekly Rumpus Fiction: Bryan VanDyke

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The next Weekly Rumpus features fiction from Bryan Van Dyke! Here’s an excerpt! Head down, hands in pockets, I am almost past the first surveillance cameras when I run into my sister. She jumps up and down and squeals with delight. So much for being inconspicuous, I think. She’s leaving the mall. I’m headed inside. […]

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