Posts Tagged: Octavia Butler

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Damian Duffy and John Jennings


Damian Duffy and John Jennings discuss their new graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's classic novel Kindred. ...more

A Recommended Reading List for Trump’s America


We asked nineteen authors what books they'd suggest as recommended reading in light of America's new political reality. ...more

Damned and Damaged Vessels


I envisioned a new science fiction canon, one in which I was a cyborg, fashioning my body into something new. ...more

The Read Along: Jessa Crispin


Jessa Crispin on reading abroad, watching ships chug through the Bosporus, and watching Outlander. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Daniel José Older


Author Daniel José Older talks about his new novel, Shadowshaper, noir influence in urban fantasy, gentrification, white privilege and the publishing industry, and why we need diverse books, now more than ever. ...more

This Week in Short Fiction


There’s a chance you’ll hear Peter Ho Davies read the first sentence of his story Chance and you’ll be hooked. There’s also a chance you won’t, but either way, it’s worth a visit to Drum, the “literary magazine for your ears” that publishes audio of writers reading their fiction, essays, and interviews.