This month we have a Letter in the Mail for our adult program that was so awesome we wanted to send it to Letters for Kids subscribers, too! It’s from writer and illustrator Allyson Hoffman. Allyson shares with us the people she’s grateful for, the things that make her happy, and the places that she loves, using words and very special drawings....more
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For the first time, we are offering gift boxing for our original WLAMF mug! Now you can send your favorite writer a daily dose of inspiration, all boxed up with a pretty bow on top!
And our Rumpus totes, perfect for carrying your holiday loot, come with your choice of one of the following signed books through 12/31 as long as supplies last: The Hundred Year Flood by Matthew Salesses, Sister Golden Hair by Darcey Steinke, Find Me by Laura van den Berg, I’ll Tell You in Person by Chloe Caldwell, and Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai....more
Why are we afraid? Because in the two days since the election was called, there have been numerous accounts of harassment and violence, motivated by racism, homophobia, and sexism. These events are happening all over the country, in liberal cities and in rural towns....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Elizabeth Schmuhl! Elizabeth writes a moving letter about the sacred ceremonies of the more than one-hundred-year-old farm that is such a part of her.
Subscribe to Letters in the Mail by October 14 to receive Elizabeth’s letter!...more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from John Green! John writes to us about how his love of drawing comics as a kid led to his working at Disney and continuing to create his own comics as an adult. He’s spends pretty much every waking moment on comics, and he LOVES it!...more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Kristen Kittscher! Kristen writes about all the strange and exciting magic around us every day!
Subscribe by September 29 to receive her letter. And, don’t miss our special fall promotion! Purchase a one-year subscription to Letters for Kids by September 30 and you’ll receive a hardcover copy of Coyote Moon signed by author Maria Gianferrari!...more
Tomorrow is the annual Brooklyn Book Festival. The book festival includes readings, signings, and panel discussions free and open to the public.
Find the Rumpus at Booth 238, where you can chat with editors and contributors and get your hands on some awesome Rumpus merchandise like t-shirts, tote bags, and the WLAMF mug you know you need in your life (we’ll even have the Special Edition mug, not currently available online)!...more
We have a new Monthly Book Report coming out on Monday morning! If you haven’t already subscribed, today is the day. You don’t want to miss our (free) roundup of all the stellar fiction, nonfiction, and poetry reviews that went up on the site this past month, plus a note from our Book Report editor....more
After Adderall, a Rumpus-produced movie written and directed (and starring) Rumpus Founder and Editor-in-Chief Stephen Elliott, has been getting some great write-ups. And it’s probably playing somewhere near you very soon!...more