Posts Tagged: Jesus


The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Shane McCrae


The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Shane McCrae about his new book The Animal Too Big to Kill, listening to music while writing, addressing God in poetry, and The Oak Ridge Boys. ...more

Robert Repino

The Rumpus Interview with Robert Repino


Robert Repino talks about his debut novel, Mort(e), the publishing industry, science fiction and literary fiction, writing about religion, and how to write about complex chemical ant languages. ...more

The Last Book I Loved: Dating Jesus


I keenly remember the day my Grandmother died.

My parents picked me up early from afterschool care and before I could ask why, my Mother said “We’re going to your Grandfather’s house.”  I asked, “Don’t you mean Grandmommy’s house?”  My Mother barely replied, “Your Grandmother died, it’s your Grandfather’s house now.”