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R.A. Frumkin

R.A. Frumkin’s work has appeared in Granta, Guernica, the Paris Review, the Washington Post, McSweeney’s, and elsewhere. They are the author of a novel, The Comedown (Henry Holt, 2018) and an assistant professor of creative writing at Southern Illinois University.


Notes on a Ghost Town

December 3, 2020 | Essays

 1.I made plans to move to Southern Illinois from Chicago in the summer, when people told me it would be drippingly humid, figuring I’d get the worst season of the year out of the way first. Baptism by summer. In the more temperate fall, I’d [...]