Here’s what happened on The Rumpus this weekend:
We welcome our newest comics contributor, Yumi Sakugawa! She’s been doing Saturday Rumpus comics for several weeks, but now they’re officially part of a series called Yumi and Everyone We Know. Here is this Saturday’s.
As we posted on Friday, Emily Rapp just lost her two-year-old son Ronan to Tay-Sachs disease. Her friend Jennifer Pastiloff has written an essay in honor of Emily and Ronan. Here’s a tiny piece of the shining, heartbreaking whole:
My friend Robert held him for an hour yesterday. I asked him what it was like. Everything, he said. It was everything.