Category Archives: Pedro Almodovar

Four Continents, Three Families, One Nation: Talking with Namwali Serpell

If author Percy M. Clark had recognized his (fictional) granddaughter would marry an African in a novel virtually a century after his dying, he may need completed all he might to thwart the literary union. An aspiring photographer, Clark left his humble beginnings on the English countryside in 1903 to hunt his fortune in a […]

Rumpus Original Fiction: An Other Man

It’s late July, and also you’re sitting on a stoop coated in faint cracks. The scorching brownstone beneath your thighs is crossing slowly into insufferable when, abruptly, the postcard throughout the road—a regal park, a profusion of inquisitive canine and distracted house owners, toddling youngsters and inflexible mother and father—reveals a gaggle of Frisbee-playing hipsters […]