Posts Tagged: John Dermot Woods and Lincoln Michel

The Prejudice Against Literary Fiction

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“It is not the job of critics or awards to simply reaffirm the bestseller, boxoffice, and Billboard lists. Quite the contrary, isn’t it their job to seek out the work that isn’t getting the attention it deserves? Isn’t it a public service, really, to highlight work that doesn’t have the marketing behind it?” At The Faster Times, […]

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Notable New York, This Week 4/19 – 4/25

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This week in New York NOON launches Issue 9 with a reading and party, a reading by notable New Yorkers of stories on their first time in New York, Maile Chapman and Ethan Nosowsky converse, Synesthesia–a game of artistic telephone–begins, and PopRally helps you silksreen record sleeves while listening to Real Estate live. MONDAY 4/19: […]

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THE JUMP OFF: The Sam Lipsyte Players

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As part of our event, A Night Together, which was co-presented with Tin House and Flavorpill on April 6, we held a contest to give writers the chance to win an opportunity to read on stage with Sam Lipsyte. Entrants of the contest, The Jump Off, were asked to submit a fictional work of 300 […]

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A Night Together

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A NIGHT TOGETHER: Presented by The Rumpus, Tin House and Flavorpill On April 6, The Rumpus, Tin House and Flavorpill joined forces and presented a night of fiction, music, comedy and general mayhem at the Highline Ballroom. Despite the large size of the Highline, it was a remarkably cozy evening.

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Jump-Off Winners Announced

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Our Jump-Off contest was enthusiastically received. We’re happy about that. We’d like to thank all who put in the time and thought to enter. We had asked entrants to submit a short work using as a jump-off point one sentence or sentence fragment from Sam Lipsyte’s novel The Ask.  We got many compelling and varied […]

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The Rumpus: One Year Later

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While it is now one month later, we’d like to thank everyone who came out for ONE YEAR LATER, the Rumpus anniversary party co-presented by The Rumpus and sister-mag HTMLGIANT at Broadway East, a charming place where Chinatown meets the Lower East Side. The party featured readings by Justin Taylor, Tao Lin, Stephen Elliott, Rivka […]

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Tonight! ONE YEAR LATER in New York

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The Rumpus and HTMLGIANT present ONE YEAR LATER, a celebration of the first anniversary of The Rumpus, tonight, January 21, 2010. The night will feature readings by Rivka Galchen, Tao Lin, Deb Olin Unferth, Justin Taylor and Stephen Elliott, musical guests Alina Simone, Diane Louvel, and Jeffrey Lewis. With special guest DJ Khaela Maricich of […]

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January 21st: ONE YEAR LATER in New York

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The Rumpus and HTMLGIANT present ONE YEAR LATER, a celebration of the first anniversary of The Rumpus, on January 21, 2010. The night will feature readings by Rivka Galchen, Tao Lin, Deb Olin Unferth, Justin Taylor and Stephen Elliott, musical guests Alina Simone, Diane Louvel, and just added, Jeffrey Lewis. With special guest DJ Khaela […]

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