Posts Tagged: New York City

Map-Making: Alex Dimitrov’s Together and By Ourselves

Reviewed By

At one point, I write in my margin: There is no X marks the spot for treasure here. The map is the treasure. Which is another way of saying: this book is the bounty; these poems are the gold. ...more

Notable NYC: 1/13–1/19

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 1/6–1/12

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Rumpus Exclusive: Three Excerpts from AFTERWORDS

By

Three exclusive excerpts from …AFTERWORDS, a new series of distinctive commentaries on great works of contemporary literature from our friends at Fiction Advocate! ...more

Notable NYC: 12/16–12/22

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 12/9–12/15

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 12/2–12/8

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #112: Roz Chast

By

" I think when you really love something, you notice the minutiae. It’s partly how you make something your own." ...more

Notable NYC: 11/25–12/1

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 11/18–11/24

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 11/11–11/17

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 10/21–10/27

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 10/14–10/20

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 10/7–10/13

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #104: sam sax

By

I could write a bullet list of sam’s sax’s recent accomplishments, but the wiser thing would be to advise you to pick up his newly released book MADNESS. ...more

Notable NYC: 9/30–10/6

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/23–9/29

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/16–9/22

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Gentrification Looks Like Us: Making Rent in Bed-Stuy by Brandon Harris

Reviewed By

Harris thoughtfully examines what happens when privilege and lack of privilege are forced to coexist in the same neighborhood—and, occasionally, in the same apartment. ...more

Analyzing the Why: A Conversation with Jonathan Reiss

By

Jonathan Reiss discusses his debut novel Getting Off, his transition from actor to writer, his own past drug use, and our country's current opioid epidemic. ...more

Notable NYC: 8/19–8/25

By

Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Faith, Gods, and Gay Sex: A Conversation with Matthew Gallaway

By

Matthew Gallaway discusses his second novel, #gods, moving from a big publishing house to an indie press, and why it was important to him to depict gay sex in writing. ...more

Notable NYC: 8/5–8/11

By

Saturday 8/5: Elizabeth Jaikaran talks with Priya Arora about Trauma: A Collection of Short Stories. Powerhouse Archway, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 8/7: Jill Eisenstadt reads Swell. Brooklyn Bridge Park, 7 p.m., free.

...more

Empathy Is Cheap: A Conversation with Brandon Harris

By

Brandon Harris discusses his memoir Making Rent in Bed-Stuy, gentrification in New York City and Brooklyn, the homogenization of American cities by corporate America, and whiteness of film culture. ...more

Notable NYC: 7/29–8/4

By

Saturday 7/29: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.

Sunday 7/30: New York City Poetry Festival. Governor’s Island, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free.

...more

Notable NYC: 7/22–7/28

By

Saturday 7/22: Tasaurah Litzky, Elizabet Valasquez, and Patricia Carragon read “Anything Goes.” Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Francesco Grisanzio, Ashleigh Allen, and Mark Guerarie celebrate the launch of Swamp Frank, Gurarie’s new chapbook. Wendy’s Subway, 7 p.m., free.

...more