Posts Tagged: Joe Okonkwo

What to Read When: Rumpus Staff Favorites 2017


The Rumpus editorial staff selects our favorite pieces from 2017! ...more

Notable NYC: 4/22–4/28


Saturday 4/22: Mara Helal and Jeremy Sigler join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 4/23: Donald Nicholson-Smith and Emma Ramadan present Abdellatif Laâbi’s In Praise of Defeat, translated from the French. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 5 p.m., free.


The Rumpus Interview with Joe Okonkwo


Joe Okonkwo discusses his debut novel Jazz Moon, the quest for self-discovery, creative inspiration, and what it means to build a family when home is so very far away. ...more