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Letters for Kids Signed Book Giveaway

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We’re doing another Letters for Kids giveaway! Win a signed copy of Frans Vischer’s Fuddles, with a special hand-drawn illustration just for you! (Frans also wrote our next Letter for Kids.) All you have to do for a chance to win is head over to our Letters for Kids Facebook page by March 29th and leave a comment on this post tagging a friend who you think would love getting our letters in the mail.

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Coming in April from The Rumpus Book Clubs

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We’re very excited about our selections for April, and we hope that you will be as well. Maybe so excited that if you aren’t a member yet, you’ll become one. (Also, a book club subscription makes a great gift. Seriously.)

On the fiction side, we’ll be reading Julie Iromuanya’s debut novel Mr.

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Next Letter for Kids: Frans Vischer

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We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Frans Vischer! Frans writes to us about how he overcame his childhood shyness and learned the art of animation, eventually working for The Walt Disney Company. He’s worked on films such as The Princess and the Frog and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. And he also writes books about his enormous, lovable cat Fuddles.

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One American Death Threat and Disaster

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It is difficult to tell when Goldsmith is being genuine. That is the nature of his work, which he has suggested people don’t need to read to understand, and of his online presence. ...more

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The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show #9: Ross Gay

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In Episode 9 of The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, Dave Roderick talks with poet Ross Gay chats about his new collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, gardening, and "the discipline of joy." ...more

Letters for Kids Signed Book Giveaway

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We’re doing another Letters for Kids giveaway!

Win a signed copy Nancy Loewen’s Writer’s Toolbox—it’s six books in one! (Nancy also wrote our next Letter for Kids.) All you have to do for a chance to win is head over to our Letters for Kids Facebook page by March 13th and leave a comment on this post telling us how you use your letters. Do you subscribe for your own children?

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