Posts Tagged: Rumpus
It can be hard to describe a Jesse Ball novel. They’re willfully strange, dark and puzzling, but the pieces aren’t always designed to fit together. Instead, each of his books, which are always written in the first person, have a tendency to take the reader into the heads of the lead characters, which is often more treacherous than the physical landscape....more
A few days before we left a life in New York, my then-husband drove home drunk from a bar in the Bronx...more
The Franklin Park Reading Series is back this week and is something of a special line-up as they’re featuring a few poets, which is a rare occurrence for the series. The line-up includes the great short story author Amy Hempel, Matthew Savoca, Corey Zeller, Nicole Audrey Spector, and Rebecca Schiff.
Today’s essay by Saeed Jones, “How Men Fight For Their Lives,” is not only a must-read but also kicks of our new Rumpus, Readings feature.
The brainchild of essays editor Roxane Gay, Rumpus, Readings will accompany select original essays and allow readers to listen to an audio track of the author reciting their piece....more
I’m not exactly an insider here at The Rumpus. I’m not really an outsider either. I’m the Sunday editor....more
The Daily Rumpus is an email Rumpus editor Stephen Elliott writes and sends out anywhere from two to five times a week. Most of them are not posted online, but subscribing is free. Just send an email here. This is an excerpt from the one he sent out this morning: