The Book Clubs are rocking right now with this month’s selections, George Saunders’s Tenth of December and Camille Guthrie’s Articulated Lair, but there’s some great stuff on the horizon....more
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If you missed the series, head over here to find all eight songs in one place....more
Ring in the new year with these Rumpus interviews from the weekend!
There’s an interview with writer/director Craig Zobel about his movie Compliance, a fictionalized version of real-life series of events in which people posed as police officers over the phone and convinced fast-food employees to strip-search coworkers....more
“You know, it’s the first question when someone’s having a baby: is it a boy or a girl? It’s very primitive.”...more
We’re releasing half the songs from T Cooper’s musical album, a collection of (mostly) original songs by (entirely) original artists–all inspired by specific chapters in his new book, REAL MAN ADVENTURES.
Starting yesterday, and for the six days, you can download free tracks from the likes of: Kathleen Hanna and The Julie Ruin, Scott McCloud of Girls Against Boys, Rick Moody, Thunderegg, Dynasty Handbag, Rocco Katastrophe, Soce the Elemental Wizard, and Scott Miller and the Commonwealth....more
The Rumpus Book Club chats with T Cooper about Real Man Adventures, meditations on masculinity, vintage-style book design, and why writing is really fucking hard....more
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The protagonist of T Cooper’s short novel is an ambitious, self-destructive, porn-loving, totally sympathetic… bear....more
T Cooper is has been labeled a transgender writer, but to boil it down to a phrase so simple and limiting is an insult.
After two critically acclaimed novels, Some of the Parts and Lipshitz Six, or Two Angry Blondes, non-fiction that’s graced the pages of everything from The New York Times to The Believer, and a story that was featured in The New Yorker, Cooper has transcended being simply a “queer writer” and should be respected beyond categories and constraints.