“What I hope, eventually, is that I can get to a situation where I’m spending most of my work time on the projects I care most about—the stories, the novels, the screen work, the essays—and carve out more time for reading and for doing things that aren’t work.
Posts Tagged: Kyle Minor
The Rumpus Book Club interviews Kyle Minor about his forthcoming collection Praying Drunk, religion and spirituality, fundamentalist Christianity, and what it means to be worldly....more
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David Abrams served for twenty years in the U.S. Army. He talks to us about his debut novel, Fobbit, a tragicomic rendering of things he observed in Baghdad....more
If I were independently wealthy, I would be less for it, because the chase for money to pay for food, shelter, babies, and now small children has taken me from sharing with two women an eighty square foot octagonal house originally built in the early twentieth century in rural Florida to house a wealthy child’s doll collection, to a room in a massive and mostly unoccupied schoolhouse converted into a lakefront hotel by the tax evading gangster Al Capone...more
Sometimes around dusk (I was probably six or seven years old), I would look out my bedroom window and see the sky turning orange and purple, and the setting sun turning red like blood, and I was sure the end of the world had come upon us...more
One awesome thing about Rumpus Books is that we’ve got tons of original author interviews and book reviews and other miscellany we publish each week. One awesome thing about Sundays is that we put it all in one place for you to catch up....more