Posts Tagged: Adam Levin

Notable Chicago 10/27–11/2

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Sunday 10/27: Every week, you’re invited to join poets and spectators alike for the Uptown Poetry Slam. This is where slam poetry began and where it continues to grow. 7 PM, $6, The Green Mill. Monday 10/28: If you’ve been working on a piece to be read aloud, may I suggest stopping by Do Not […]

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Super Sad True Habits

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The second installment of “Super Sad True Habits of Highly Effective Writers” features a number of our friends, including contributor Chloe Caldwell, and Adam Levin, whose novel The Instructions was a Rumpus Book Club selection. Here’s Nick Flynn on his pre-writing ritual: “Before I sit down, I need time to wander in the unknown for […]

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Kayden Kross and Adam Levin

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McSweeney’s presents a two-part conversation between author Adam Levin (whose novel The Instructions was a Rumpus Book Club pick) and porn star Kayden Kross. The two discuss Hot Pink, kissing, Kindles, backflipping rabbits, dancing for “pony-money,” and more. A beautiful photo of Levin and Kross can be viewed after the jump:

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Love, Lust, and Havoc

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At The New York Times, Rumpus columnist Peter Orner reviews Adam Levin’s new story collection, Hot Pink. “Life in Hot Pink is raw, messy, yet replete with moments of awkward grace. There are times when these characters hold steady amid the mayhem, when the long, crazy struggle makes fleeting sense.”

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Hot Pink Tour

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Adam Levin’s Hot Pink tour is kicking off this weekend. Events begin in San Francisco on February 26th, 1p.m. for the Jewish BookFest Panel at JCCSF and February 27th, 7p.m. at Moe’s Books in Berkeley. Here’s the entire schedule with stops in Chicago, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Canada, Portland and Seattle.

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Towel-Snapping The Janitor’s Ass

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“C: Where did the idea [for The Instructions] come from? AL: Nowhere really, unless maybe from the sentence “I towel-snapped the ass of the Janitor,” which used to be the first line of the book.  Or from having spent my childhood suspecting I was the messiah. Or from having dated a red-haired painter, or from […]

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