When we shared our exciting news about The Rumpus’s future last month, I mentioned that we’d create an advisory board to help us guide the site forward. The function of the advisory board is to help when we have questions or need a sounding board for new ideas, to serve as role models for us, and to support us as we try to achieve our goals: a commitment to ongoing resistance of the Trump administration, a commitment to continuing paying writers and to increase those payments to a standard industry rate, a commitment to increase our coverage of small presses and indie authors and to continue giving a platform to new voices who might not otherwise find one....more
Posts Tagged: Mary-Kim Arnold
You may have noticed some recent changes to The Rumpus masthead.
First, the sad news. Mary-Kim Arnold, our fearless Essays Editor who took over for the inimitable Roxane Gay, is leaving to pursue other projects. We wish her all the best, and are excited to see what she’ll be working on next!...more
This poem begins with an epigraph:
In poetry at least the imagination must not detach itself from reality…
I want to be in love forever
and not like anyone else