Posts by: Cassie J. Sneider

The Rumpus Interview with Jeanne Thornton

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I met Jeanne Thornton a long time ago in the world of zines and she’s long been one of my faves, so I was excited to learn that she has a Real Live Book to share with the world. Jeanne is a Beach Boys enthusiast, a transperson, and one of the founders of The Fiction Circus, a website and print zine that showcases fiction and comics. 

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New Kid in Town

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My family moved to Lake Ronkonkoma in February, a time when friendships have already been formed and being the poor, shy new kid doesn’t really have the mystique to attract would-be friends that children’s novels lead you to believe. Instead, I quietly took my seat at the end of the long row of paired desks, kept my head down, and spoke to no one, like a dude just trying to get by in court-ordered rehab.

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