Posts Tagged: book excerpt

Rumpus Exclusive: Three Excerpts from AFTERWORDS

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Three exclusive excerpts from …AFTERWORDS, a new series of distinctive commentaries on great works of contemporary literature from our friends at Fiction Advocate!

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Paul Madonna Moves on to the Next Dream

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We are excited to offer a preview of artwork from Paul Madonna’s new book, On to the Next Dream, alongside an interview with our current Comics Editor, Brandon Hicks, and an exclusive excerpt.

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Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through

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How do we begin to describe the indescribable? In McSweeney’s newest book That Thing You Do With Your Mouth, actor Samantha Matthews and author David Shields challenge the way we think about trauma by changing the way we talk about it. Read an excerpt of the collaborative text and watch the video trailer after the […]

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Rumpus Exclusive: An Excerpt from Joshua Davis’s Spare Parts

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Everyone loves a good underdog story, but Joshua Davis isn’t going to give us one. His new book Spare Parts, released this Tuesday, profiles four Mexican American teenagers who won a national robotics competition with a machine made from garbage and donated parts. More than a feel-good narrative of overcoming adversity, Spare Parts explores the […]

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