Posts Tagged: Counterpoint

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #124: Anne Raeff


"I guess that’s true when you write a novel, you end up taking out so much." ...more

Catapulting Humor into Your Writing


Following the recent announcement of its merger with Counterpoint Press, Catapult is starting a new season of writing workshops!

And, our own Funny Women Editor Elissa Bassist is among the featured instructors, teaching a two-day masterclass in humor writing, during which “each student will brainstorm, outline, write, and workshop a successful shortish parody/satire or die trying.” The course begins on September 24—head over to Catapult’s website for further info and to sign up!


The Rumpus Interview with Frederic Rzewski


Composer Frederic Rzewski talks about his masterpiece The People United Will Never Be Defeated, writing and playing classical music, and performing his music in an unusual venue—a fish market. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Jeremy Hawkins


Author Jeremy Hawkins discusses his debut novel, The Last Days of Video, the resurgence of the independent bookstore industry, and allowing nostalgia to have presence but not precedence in one’s life. ...more

The Sunday Rumpus Reviews: Fridays at Enrico’s by Don Carpenter and Inside Madeleine by Paula Bomer

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Fridays at Enrico’s (Counterpoint)

Don’t write about writing. That gets said a lot. But like any absolute about what not to do, it’s only true until someone does it well. Such is the case with Don Carpenter’s Fridays at Enrico’s, his final novel, finished by Jonathan Lethem after Carpenter’s death.