Posts by: Eileen G'Sell

Our Own Bodies: A Conversation with JoAnna Novak


JoAnna Novak discusses her novel, I Must Have You, eating disorders, and writing characters that challenge our expectations of how women should behave. ...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #58: James Steven Sadwith


A self-described “actor’s director,” James Steven Sadwith has been writing, directing, and producing television movies, miniseries, and dramas for nearly three decades—and is perhaps best known for his work on the lives of Frank Sinatra and Elvis. But for Coming through the Rye, his first feature film for the big screen, Sadwith comes closer to home, chronicling in fictional form the journey he himself embarked upon as a youth.


The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Brodawg Branding


Behold: the “Cool Girl” of commercials. ...more