Posts Tagged: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

Leslie Pietrzyk

The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Leslie Pietrzyk

By

Think about the stories you have inside that scare you. That’s what you should be writing.

...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

By

In the Saturday Essay, Scott Borchert wonders about the symbiosis of author James Agee and folklorist Harry Smith. Though it is unclear if they met in New York during the 1950s, “their works do converge —in spirit, perhaps, and not chronologically.” The “fever-dream” of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men complements the nightmarish quality of […]

...more