Rose Bunch

Rose Bunch is a MacDowell Fellow, Fulbright Scholar and Tennessee Williams Scholar. Her work has appeared in Tin House as the New Voice in American Fiction, New Letters (winner of the Dorothy Cappon Prize in Nonfiction), The Greensboro Review, Poem, Memoir, Story, River Styx, Gulf Coast, Fugue, Surreal South and Speed Chronicles from Akashic Books, a short story collection concerning the effects of the methamphetamine industry on America. She received her MFA from the University of Montana, her PhD from Florida State University, and she currently lives and writes in her hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Vacation Rental By Owner

To help pay for life after graduate school, I listed my old house on a vacation rental website. It had rented to the same tenants for the eight years I was away, a fussy Republican couple…