Posts Tagged: Leigh Stein

The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2018

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A selection of AWP 2018 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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Notable NYC: 5/20–5/26

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Saturday 5/20: Mohammad Rabie and Mona Kareem discuss Otared: Arabic Dystopian Fiction. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free. Vivien Goldman and Sarada Rauch join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 5/21: Tobias Carroll, Julia Strayer, Bruna Dantas Lobato, M’Bilia Meekers, and Piper Weiss join the Pigeon Pages reading series. POWERHOUSE Archway, 5 […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses Abandon Me, confessional writing, Billie Holiday, reenacting trauma, cataloguing narratives, and searching for identity.

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The Rumpus Interview with Leigh Stein

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Leigh Stein discusses her new memoir, Land of Enchantment, co-founding Out of the Binders, and why most of her projects begin as “an idea that someone else pushes back on.”

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Notable NYC: 7/9–7/15

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Sunday 7/10: David Tomas Martinez, Sassafras Lowrey, and Kendra Eash join The Hustle, a series about habits of writers supporting their work. WORD Brooklyn, 2 p.m., free. Christine Reilly, Jenna Carindale, Derick Dupre, and Joseph Ponce join Sunday’s at Erv’s, a monthly reading series. 2122 Beekman Place, 6 p.m., free. Sasha Fletcher, Laura Warman, and […]

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Next Letter in the Mail: Leigh Stein

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We’re getting ready to send out our 7/1 Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Leigh Stein! Leigh writes to us about digital dualism—are her friendships formed via an online community second class to her “real life” relationships? Subscribe today to find out. SUMMER PROMOTION! For the month of June only, purchase a yearly LITM subscription and you’ll receive an autographed copy […]

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Notable NYC: 6/14–6/20

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Saturday 6/14: Alex Wright reads from Cataloging the World (March 2014), an examination of the information age. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 6/15: Maureen Miller reads poetry that challenges the patient-doctor relationship. Bowery Poetry Club, 3:30 p.m., $10. David Zweig reads from Invisibles (June 2014), a look at modern workers with jobs that intend for them to […]

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Notable NYC: 3/29–4/4

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Saturday 3/29: Courtney Zoffness, Marin Gazzaniga, Lisa Dierbeck, Marian Fontana read as part of the Brooklyn Writers Space series. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Joe Meno, Carl Phillips, and Simone White read at the Washington Square issue launch party. Meno’s Office Girl (2012) follows two young people enduring together millennial angst. NYU Creative Writing House, 7 […]

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Praise For Dispatch From The Future

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This month’s Rumpus Book Club selection – Leigh Stein’s Dispatch from the Future – gets an outstanding review from Guernica Magazine: “Stein’s poems are the very perfect product of a frenetic in-between culture where knowledge is currency but also poverty, and its artistic output is underscored by a perennial ennui—like the girl in high school who wears […]

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Leigh Stein at BOMBLOG

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This week’s installment of BOMB’s “Word Choice” is four poems by Leigh Stein, whose new collection, Dispatch from the Future, launches July 19th at Melville House. The poems, like Stein’s debut novel, The Fallback Plan—a depiction of after-college limbo—strike a powerful balance between humor and melancholy, reference and storytelling. In “Epistolaphobia,” Stein reflects on the attraction to the […]

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