Posts Tagged: superstition

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #88: Sarah Gerard


Sarah Gerard’s dazzling second book, Sunshine State, is a collection of essays interlacing narrative nonfiction and personal essay. The thirty-one year old Brooklynite teaches nonfiction and writes a monthly column for Hazlitt. She has received rave reviews from the New York Times, NPR, and The Millions.


Wanted/Needed/Loved: Ian Svenonius’s “Principles of Modernism”


[T]he most essential thing is actually a kind of worldview, a mindset—or maybe it’s an ideology. ...more

A Man’s ABCs of Miscarriage


I once heard the only thing faster than the speed of light is the speed of thought, and I wonder if simply thinking about Sawyer’s sister until my head hurts could get us to the place we fear talking about. ...more