Posts Tagged: New York City


Sound & Vision #20: John Congleton


Allyson McCabe speaks with GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer John Congleton about what it's like to make music in today's technological and economic environments, and the benefits of being open to adaptation. ...more

The Conversation

The Conversation: Jayson Smith and A. H. Jerriod Avant


My responsibility is to not be negligent and cause unnecessary harm. To a listener or reader. My allegiance is only to truth. ...more

Victor in Key West

The Rumpus Interview with Victor LaValle


Victor LaValle discusses his latest book, The Ballad of Black Tom, patience, H.P. Lovecraft, and reinvention. ...more

Notable NYC: 3/19–3/25


Saturday 3/19: Esther Lin, Rajiv Mohabir, and Jonathan Alexandratos join the Oh, Bernice! Reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Dawn Lundy Martin and Rosemarie Waldrop join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., free.

Abigail Welhouse launches Too Many Humans of New York along with Ernest Barteldes, Jessica Gentile, Carly Rubin, and Frankie Thomas.


Kristopher Jansma Photo credit Michael Levy

The Rumpus Interview with Kristopher Jansma


Kristopher Jansma discusses his second novel, Why We Came to the City, facing adulthood in his thirties, and working through grief and loss in writing. ...more

Sari WIlson

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Sari Wilson


The Rumpus Book Club chats with Sari Wilson about her new book Girl Through Glass, the demands of the dance world, and New York City as a character. ...more

Notable NYC: 2/13–2/19


Saturday 2/13: Michael Spears, Joe Gannon, and SJ Rozan join Trumpet Fiction with host Charles Salzberg. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Sandeep Parmar and Cody-Rose Clevidence join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/14: Tony Tulathimutte, Alysia Nicole Harris, Shira Erliochman, Alexander Tanner, Kristina Bicher, Ilana Masad, and Trenton Pollard join the Dead Rabbits series for a special Valentine’s Day Reading.


Notable NYC: 2/6–2/12


Saturday 2/6: John Wray and Will Sheff celebrate the launch of The Lost Time Accidents, Wray’s new novel. BookCourt, 6 p.m., free.

Liz Howard and Lanny Jordan Jackson join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Monday 2/8: Robert Lopez, Mira Ptacin, Tony Tulathimutte, Robin Beth Schaer, and Tommy Pico join the Franklin Park Reading series.


Chaitali Sen feature

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Chaitali Sen


Swati Khurana talks to the author of The Pathless Sky, a love story centered around place, the state’s authority, statelessness, and geology. ...more

Notable NYC: 1/16–1/22


Saturday 1/16: Olena Jennings, Brooke Obie, and Sachiko Clayton join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Shiv Kotecha and James Hoff join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 1/17: Diamond Sharp, Bud Smith, Morgan Beatty, Nicholas Goodly, Madeline Stevens, Lauren Hilger, and Lauren Clark join the Dead Rabbits series.


Notable NYC: 1/2–1/8


Monday 1/4: Desiree Bailey and Kristen Gallagher read poetry. Poetry Project, 8 p.m., $8.

Wednesday 1/6: Tim Manley, Adepero Oduye, Colin Wilhm, Danielle Kraese, and Donna Goldman join the Catapult Student Showcase. Sid Gold’s, 6:30p.m., free.

Thursday 1/7: Stacy Szymaszek, Dawn Lundy Martin, Vincent Katz, Paolo Javier, and Wayne Koestenbaum celebrate Nightboat Books.