Our resident cartoonist extraordinaire Yumi Sakugawa has some very exciting stuff coming up....more
Posts Tagged: letters in the mail
We’re sending our next Letter For Kids from Michael Reisman!
Michael is the author of the Simon Bloom Series, which follows the story of the title character who finds a book that lets him control the laws of physics. Simon Bloom, The Gravity Keeper is currently being optioned by Universal Pictures....more
We’re sending our next Letter in the Mail from Ray Shea on October 15!
Ray Shea has contributed to two of our Readers Report Back: Running Away and Neighborhood. His piece “Neighborhood Watch” was a nominee for a Pushcart Prize and he has been published in The Citron Review, fwriction : review and ARDOR Literary Magazine....more
The next Letter in the Mail is from none other than Lauren Eggert-Crowe.
Lauren is the author of two poetry chapbooks. Some of her other work has appeared in Salon, The Nervous Breakdown, and L.A. Review of Books....more
The next Letter in the Mail is from none other than Jessica Anthony!
Jessica’s debut novel, The Convalescent, received praise from The San Francisco Chronicle, Publisher’s Weekly, and among others. In 2009, McSweeney’s honored her with the Amanda Davis Highwire Fiction Award....more
Brian is a mainstay at The Rumpus. He’s our poetry editor and he runs our book clubs. If you participate in any of our book club chats, you’ve e-met Brian; if not, you can e-meet him on Twitter. He’s also a poet in his own right....more
In addition to putting together fabulous comics, interviews, essays, and link roundups every weekend here at the Rumpus, Zoë writes for FOUND Magazine, curates the reading series READINGS, interviews folks for her “Learn People Better” project, and teaches yoga....more
Laura is the recipient of the 2009 Grace Paley Fellowship for Fiction from The Juniper Institute at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the 2011 SLS Literary Fellowship....more
Andrea is the author of two novels: the forthcoming Bury This, and the semi-autobiographical Hick, which she helped adapt into a movie starring Chloe Grace Moretz....more
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Maud is an essayist, critic, blogger, and fiction writer whose work has appeared, well, pretty much everywhere, from the New York Times Book Review to Granta to The Awl....more
Gibson is the author of It Becomes You and two Minnesota Book Award winners, Polar and Skirmish, which Rumpus reviewer Sean Singer calls “a smart, clever, pyrotechnical book that will hold your attention....more
As head illustrator for the Rumpus, Jason has created many of the site’s most memorable and beloved images, including the illustrations for Chris Stedman’s essay “Sympathy for the Devil,” which Chris liked so much he actually had them tattooed on his body!...more
Vaguely reminiscent of our very own Letters in the Mail, Michael Kimball’s new book, Michael Kimball Writes Your Life Story (on a postcard) reinvents memoir in a way that would have Montaigne going postal.
In his review, Joseph Riipi shares some of the itemized moments captured in Kimball’s collection, from facts that are clerical (“According to postcard #267, “Michael Kimball was born two weeks late.”), and facts that are humorous (“In third grade, Matt Bell #129 won a certificate for writing the best pirate story set in outer space.”), to facts that are heartbreaking....more
This is a letter in two parts. It didn’t start out that way but I got to thinking about joy and revision. So when I say goodbye the first time, you’ll see there’s actually more to go.
So begins Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s Letter in the Mail, which City Lights has posted in honor of Letter Writing Month....more
Chloe Caldwell is a Rumpus contributor and interviewee. Her essay collection Legs Get Led Astray and her e-book The New Age Camp both came out last year, and she has written for Salon, The Nervous Breakdown, xoJane, Freerange Nonfiction, and several other noteworthy publications....more
Elissa Bassist is the editor of our Funny Women column. Her writing has appeared here on The Rumpus, in The New York Times, NYMag.com, The Paris Review Daily, The Daily Beast, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Salon, Creative Nonfiction, and most recently in Get Out of My Crotch, a collection of twenty-one writers responding to America’s war on women’s rights and reproductive health....more
Last week, we kicked off our third round of Letters to Each Other.
The way it works is you send us a letter, no more than one page (front and back OK), and a self addressed stamped envelope. We send you five letters back and photocopy your letter and send it out to five other people....more