Posts Tagged: Maxine Kumin

Visitations: Gwendolyn Brooks at One Hundred


A visitation is how I describe the past weeks walking with Gwendolyn Books. It is like she is just around every corner. ...more

Corinne Lee and Finding an Antidote to America’s Toxicity


Poet Corinne Lee on writing her epic book-length poem Plenty and finding new ways to live in a rapidly changing world. ...more

Notable San Francisco: 12/28–1/3



Wednesday 12/28: Back in the day, when Isaac Fitzgerald used to host the monthly Rumpus variety show at The Make-Out Room, comedian Nato Green was a frequent and popular guest. Tonight, he’ll be headlining at The Punch Line. That’s a good bet for a good time.


The Rumpus Interview with Connie Wanek


Connie Wanek discusses her latest book, Rival Gardens: New and Selected Poems, the challenge of looking back at older poems, and what prioritizing writing looks like. ...more