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Posts by: Stephen Elliott

The Rumpus/Guernica Holiday Spectacular!

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Join us for The Rumpus/Guernica Holiday Spectacular in New York City, December 9, 7 to 11pm.

Co-Hosted by Buzzfeed Books.

Featuring music by Alina Simone, readings from Geoff Dyer and Saeed Jones, and comedy by Janine Brito.

Plus, the world’s greatest Secret Santa.

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White Girls

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This month, in The Rumpus Book Club, we’re reading White Girls, by Hilton Als, his first book in fourteen years.

The book is being released November 12 by McSweeney’s but we’re sending the book out a month early, as we always do.

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Death Of An Adjunct

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“I called Adult Protective Services right after talking to Margaret Mary, and I explained the situation. I said that she had just been let go from her job as a professor at Duquesne, that she was given no severance or retirement benefits, and that the reason she was having trouble taking care of herself was because she was living in extreme poverty.

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What’s in this weeks Weekly Rumpus?

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The Weekly Rumpus goes out today, featuring a new Lonely Voice from Peter Orner, short fiction by Lauren Grodstein, Steve Almond’s interview with a former student, original poems by Kelly Davio, and a review of How To Slowly Kill Yourself And Others In America by Kiese Laymon.

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