Posts Tagged: chloe caldwell

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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Gentrification, and analogies for it, are the focus of Mary Biddinger’s poetry collection A Sunny Place With Adequate Water, reviewed by Danielle Susi. The inhumanity of coin-operated machinery serves as a theme. Moments of “lucidity” make these poems “a little weird, a little quirky, and a lot beautiful.”

Then, in the Saturday Essay, Tara Isabella Burton looks back on her teenage relationship with the groundbreaking television drama Gilmore Girls and its eerie mimicry of her own life.

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Notable NYC: 2/15–2/21

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Saturday 2/15: Luna Miguel, Jacob Steinberg, and Gabby Bess read poetry. Mellow Pages, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 2/16: Stephen Elliott and Julia Fierro join Gina Frangello as she reads from her novel A Life in Men (February 2014). Fierro’s forthcoming Cutting Teeth (May 2014) examines thirty-somethings attempting to enjoy a beach house with their children.

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Links I Like

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The Rumpus announced that Chloe Caldwell is writing the next Letter in the Mail, which is funny because this week’s Links I Like celebrates Chloe Caldwell. By funny, I mean synchronous.

I wrote the first draft of today’s Links I Like in a journal that my mother bought me.

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The Next Letter in the Mail: Chloe Caldwell

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We’re pleased to announce that the next Letter in the Mail, going out next Thursday, is from Chloe Caldwell!

Chloe Caldwell is a Rumpus contributor and interviewee. Her essay collection Legs Get Led Astray and her e-book The New Age Camp both came out last year, and she has written for Salon, The Nervous Breakdown, xoJane, Freerange Nonfiction, and several other noteworthy publications.

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Legs Get Led Astray

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Rumpus contributor Chloe Caldwell’s book of essays, Legs Get Led Astray, will be released this April. You can pre-order the collection from the Future Tense Books website.

Legs Get Led Astray is a provocative collection of essays that vividly rockets the reader through one young woman’s life. Chloe Caldwell beautifully and bluntly escorts you through her childhood dreams, her first loves, her most unguarded sexual exploits, bookstore crushes, babysitting jobs, heartbroken wanderlust, and the suicide of a lost lover.”

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