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Sound & Vision #16: Dana Nielsen

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GRAMMY-nominated mixer, engineer, producer, and musician Dana Nielsen talks about his career, his music, and his new collaboration with Crown and the M.O.B., All Rise, which he co-produced. ...more

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Steve Stern

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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Steve Stern about his new novel The Pinch, about what it means for Jews to be "people of the book," and how fiction and history can be entwined in entertaining and challenging ways. ...more

Letters for Kids Signed Book Giveaway

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We’re doing another Letters for Kids giveaway! Win a hardcover edition of Mom, There’s a Dinosaur in Beeson’s Lake from the Secrets of a Lab Rat series, signed by illustrator Jim Paillot! (Jim also writes our next letter.)

In the book, Scab has to overcome his fear of the deep end to pass a swimming test so he can go back to Beeson’s lake to find proof of the dinosaur.

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David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Cornerstones of American Poetry

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The only way I can put it is, no American poet I have ever met regardless of disposition or poetics has disliked Frank Stanford’s poems. ...more

Rigoberto Gonzalez

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Rigoberto González

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Rigoberto González about his new book Our Lady of the Crossword, cover image censorship, and the BP oil disaster. ...more

Letters for Kids Signed Book Giveaway

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We’re doing another Letters for Kids giveaway! Win a hardcover edition of the just-released Penny & Jelly: The School Show, signed by author Maria Gianferrari! (Maria also writes our next letter.) Penny & Jelly: The School Show is a wonderful book about perseverance and the bond between a child and her dog, and is sure to make you—and your favorite young person—smile.

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