Posts Tagged: Portland


The Rumpus Interview with Deborah Reed


Author Deborah Reed discusses her latest novel, Olivay, the necessity of fire, Los Angeles anxiety, and how she found fulfillment at the edge of the American West. ...more

This Week in Indie Bookstores


Tokyo’s Morioka Shoten stocks just one book. Shop owner Yoshiyuki Morioka selects a single book each week to sell in his austere boutique.

A new non-profit bookstore in Istanbul, Turkey seeks to focus on Arab culture and the refugee experience as a response to the increasing number of Syrian intellectuals migrating to the city.



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

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Paper Trumpets #15: Puffy Has Something


The images and text on this collage are from an old Christmas book called Baby's First Christmas, a short picture book published in 1983. I took the story text (about 100 words) and re-arranged it into a sort of dada holiday poem. ...more