Posts Tagged: literary tropes

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jon McGregor


Jon McGregor discusses his newest novel, Reservoir 13, his writing process, and why he chose not to sidestep the "missing girl" trope. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Roxane Gay


Roxane Gay discusses her new collection, Difficult Women, the problem with whiteness as the default and the need for diverse representation, and life as a workaholic. ...more

The Rumpus interview with Jeremy P. Bushnell


Jeremy P. Bushnell discusses his new novel, The Insides, themes of consent, and designing a post-apocalyptic board game. ...more