Posts Tagged: Bruce Benderson

Nelson, Maggie (Harry Dodge)

The Rumpus Interview with Maggie Nelson

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Author Maggie Nelson talks about matrophobia, “sodomitical maternity,” breaking down categories between genres of writing, and her new book, The Argonauts. ...more

The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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Hey, if you haven’t had the chance to take a look at all the stuff Rumpus Books has been up to lately, you should probably do that now. 

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Nothing But Trouble: Hookers & Memoir
The Rumpus Interview with Bruce Benderson

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The Romanian is an enthralling memoir about Benderson’s consuming affair with a male hustler he encountered in Budapest, while doing research. I wondered about that timeless troll, desire, and how it has the power to dunk one’s entire world into chaos or turn a hillside into a sublime, electric lightshow.

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