Posts Tagged: Anthony Doerr

The Rumpus Interview with Melissa Yancy

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Melissa Yancy discusses her debut story collection Dog Years, using her day job for inspiration, and being “an old curmudgeon at heart.”

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A No-Hitter

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Not even James Patterson or Stephen King have reached a top-twenty spot with a new book on the New York Times‘s Bestseller list this year. Publishers are blaming mediocre sales of adult fiction on lessened media coverage due to recent acts of violence and terrorism and increased political coverage for the 2016 presidential race. Even so, it’s […]

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To All the Novels that Will Never Be Published

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There are the sparkling debut novels that become runaway successes; those are few and far between. Then there are the clumsy first novels that get published—good, but primarily a raw first effort on a long and torturous path to becoming a mature writer. Then there are the novels that get shelved away, waiting to be […]

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United Offers Elite Lit Mag of the Skies

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What do authors Anthony Doerr, Karen Russell, Elissa Schappell, and Rick Moody have in common? While The Rumpus is tickled to have featured these illustrious authors within our pages, we can’t say we’ve offered them the opportunity to be read amongst the clouds. Exclusively for its first class and business class patrons, United Airlines now […]

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Between The Covers

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Looking for a good new podcast? Check out Between The Covers! Hosted by David Naimon, it’s a literary radio broadcast/podcast for KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland, Oregon. The latest episode features our own Essays Editor Roxane Gay talking about trigger warnings, her new book, and television. Previous episodes have featured Sunday Editor Gina Frangello, contributor […]

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