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The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show #12: January Gill O’Neil


In Episode 12 of The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, January Gill O'Neil chats about her new collection, Misery Islands, writing pop culture into poetry, and the Red Sox. ...more

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The Rumpus Interview with Shulem Deen


Shulem Deen talks about his memoir, All Who Go Do Not Return, his life as an ex-Hasidic author, divorce and parenting, and how painful he found it to be cast out from the religious sect he'd belonged to for over fifteen years. ...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup


To start, love gets metaphorically steam cleaned by Grant Snider.

Brandon Hicks adds his two cents with “The Hierarchy” of artistic and literary achievement.

Meanwhile, Oliver Bendorf experiments with line and repetition in “Both/Both” and joy greets Katherine Ossip in “Innocence: A Memoir,” both part of our National Poetry Month series.


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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The (Online) Stories We Tell


Sometimes you want to dream about the life you didn’t get to have. Sometimes you want to see the life you were lucky to escape. ...more


Being Like Him: Fathers, Daughters, and Sons in Boyhood


That scene at Antone’s plays out one of my biggest fears: that when women aren’t in the room, straight men shift their conversations. ...more