Posts by: The Rumpus
Roe McDermott writes from her life, to you in your life, about all the different types of love we find ourselves experiencing: NoOtherOptionlove, MisplacedLoyaltylove, CouldDieForYoulove, LovingWhereYouArelove, ThisCouldBeHome(AtLeastForNow)love, and more.
You don’t want to miss this one, so subscribe to Letters in the Mail before May 14!...more
We have a new Monthly Book Report coming out on Monday! If you haven’t already subscribed, today is the day. You don’t want to miss our roundup of the stellar fiction, nonfiction, and poetry reviews that went up on the site this past month—plus, we throw in a Rumpus Original Fiction story for good measure....more
The Rumpus is looking for an Assistant Interviews Editor! Gain hands-on knowledge of the editing and publishing processes by working closely with a Rumpus editor....more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Tracy Holczer! Tracy writes a letter that is only allowed to be read by hooligans! That’s because she shares with you her first hooligan story from when she was thirteen. It involves lots of girls, lots of noise, a dark street, screaming, and police laughter....more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Dan Gutman! Dan writes us a very funny letter bursting with color and photos! He tells us all about where he lives, where he writes, what he likes to do for fun, and some other really neat stuff—including the one word guaranteed to make every kid laugh!...more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Summer Pierre! Summer sends us a beautifully illustrated letter about leaving her family to take a solo road trip to visit a friend. She shares the she has thoughts along the way, as well as her memories of road trips from her youth....more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Lois Sepahban! Lois writes about all the animals that have shared her life with her, including a very special dog named Strider, an Australian Shepherd that walked her to the bus stop each morning and met her there every day when she came home from school....more
If you’re a lover of erotic literature but feel like there are never enough motorcycle chases, dolphin dances, or children who die, then you and your loins are going to love Invasive Passion: Book 1: Dark Trust. (And, right now, it’s available for free download!)
Written by cartoonist and Rumpus contributor Jon Adams, Invasive Passion is an experiment—a challenge to write a book in a day, making it up as Adams wrote)....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Joshua Levy! Joshua writes to us from the backyard of the mansion which he rents a part of. He tells us about its owner, the appearing and disappearing dogs, and the people coming and going—including one special person with whom he’s moving to Portugal....more
We’re hungry for more writing from Rumpus readers, so we’re now accepting submissions for our next Readers Report!
We’ve just celebrated the start of a new year, so this time, we want you to tackle the theme “Impossible Resolutions.”
Please send your submissions, maximum 400 words, to Susan Clements, silentjoy2001 AT yahoo.com....more
Ran out of gift ideas? Forgot to put someone on your list? It’s not too late to give the gift of Rumpus! Our store has plenty of awesome subscriptions you can give instantly, with the click of a mouse....more