Rumpus Events

The Rumpus in LA: “It’s About Time”


The Rumpus Proudly Presents:

“It’s About Time”

A Los Angeles Rumpus Event!

Saturday September 10th, The Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, Doors Open 4 pm, show starts 4:30!

Featuring Brilliant Authors: Joshuah Bearman, Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Music By: C-Horse, Naked Kids, Dylan Trees

Hosted By Rumpus Contributors: Zoë Ruiz, J Ryan Stradal

Also chances to win great prizes in our monthly porn raffle!


“Let’s Talk About Us”


The Rumpus and the Believer Magazine Proudly Present:

“Let’s Talk About Us”

Click Here to Purchase Tickets!

September 12th, 7pm, The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco.

Featuring brilliant authors Michelle TeaSusan Straight,
Jesus Angel Garcia, David Rocklin, and music by Hate Factory!!


A Night Together in New York City


The Rumpus, Tin House, and Flavorpill Present:

A Night Together

April 6 at The Highline Ballroom

Featuring Authors: Sam Lipsyte, Colson Whitehead, and Lorelei Lee

With This American Life‘s Starlee Kine and comedians Michael Showalter and Dave Hill

Plus music by Jeffrey Lewis and Alina Simone

Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm

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January 21st: ONE YEAR LATER in New York


The Rumpus and HTMLGIANT present ONE YEAR LATER, a celebration of the first anniversary of The Rumpus, on January 21, 2010.

The night will feature readings by Rivka Galchen, Tao Lin, Deb Olin Unferth, Justin Taylor and Stephen Elliott, musical guests Alina Simone, Diane Louvel, and just added, Jeffrey Lewis.


Look at How Much Fun We’re Having


Did you manage to miss the December Monthly Rumpus due to a prior engagement, a badly timed break-up, or the simple fact that you, like much of the world, don’t live in the Bay Area?

Or were you lucky enough to be in attendance, but ever since have been salivating at the thought of reliving the glory?