Posts Tagged: plot

The Story Is the Concepts: Philosophizing with Ryan Ruby


Ryan Ruby talks about his debut novel The Zero and the One, the challenges of pacing and plot, and the fun of inventing a book of philosophy for the novel. ...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #71: Kris D’Agostino


In Kris D’Agostino’s second novel, The Antiques, he returns to familiar forms: A dysfunctional family whose members are in various stages of arrested development; a generational home in upstate New York; and the absurdity of life in its most darkly comedic moments.

Leslie Pietrzyk

The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Leslie Pietrzyk


Think about the stories you have inside that scare you. That’s what you should be writing. ...more

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

The Rumpus Interview with Lidia Yuknavitch


Lidia Yuknavitch discusses her latest book, The Small Backs of Children, war, art, the chaos of experience, and that photograph of the vulture stalking the dying child in the Sudan that won the Pulitzer Prize. ...more