Posts Tagged: Middlemarch

Saying What Shouldn’t Be Said: A Conversation with Julie Buntin


Julie Buntin discusses her debut novel, Marlena, why writing about teenage girls is the most serious thing in the world, and finding truths in fiction. ...more

Spotlight: A Poetry Comics Discussion


Amy Fusselman gathers four writer-artists working in the poetry comics genre to discuss the emerging form. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Benjamin Parzybok


Author Benjamin Parzybok talks about his new novel, Sherwood Nation, climate fiction, the difference between post-collapse and post-apocalyptic, and how novels can predict the future if they try hard enough (and get lucky). ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Lauren Groff


Anyone who knows Lauren Groff’s fiction would not be surprised to find that as a child in upstate New York her favorite stories were Brothers Grimm fairy tales, and by her teens she was determined to be a writer. After completing her MFA at University of Wisconsin-Madison, she worked odd jobs that allowed her hours to write every day, which she still does in a corner of her drafty garage in Gainesville, Florida.