Pen & Ink Seeking Submissions for Book

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If a picture’s worth a thousand words, a tattoo might be worth a book.

If that sounds like the kind of book you’d like to read, good news: Pen & Ink, the blog about tattoos and the stories behind them by Rumpus compadres Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton, is jumping from web pages to paper ones.

The best part: they want you to hear about your ink. Send a photo of your tattoo along with its origin story to [email protected] by June 24th for a chance to be a part of the project!


Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →