Posts Tagged: wendy macnaughton

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Damian Duffy and John Jennings

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Damian Duffy and John Jennings discuss their new graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s classic novel Kindred.

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The Rumpus 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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We’ve gathered up our favorite gifting ideas this holiday season and put them together into one handy list!

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton

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Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton on their new book Knives & Ink, cooking with pigs’ heads, and long-distance collaboration.

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Big News for the October Rumpus Book Club

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October will be a homecoming of sorts for the Rumpus Book Club. Six and a half years ago, Stephen Elliott came up with this new idea for a book club—we’ll get books that haven’t been released yet and talk about them and chat online with the authors. Sometimes maybe club members will review the books […]

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To Sleep, Perchance to Write

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You’ve read about famous authors’ workspaces, writing schedules, and semi-compulsive rituals, but have you read about their sleep habits? Brain Pickings’s Maria Popova collaborated with information designer Giorgia Lupi and Rumpus illustrator Wendy MacNaughton to create a series of super-charming illustrations of writers correlating their wake-up times with their creative productivity. (Of course Bukowski got up at noon.) Check […]

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Early Birds vs. Sleeping Beauties.

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We all know that beauty sleep requires at least 7 hours, but how long is the perfect amount for writers? At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova teamed up with Italian graphic designer Giorgia Lupi  and illustrator Wendy MacNaughton for this interesting graphic,which is focused on the sleeping habits and productivity of authors.

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Notable San Francisco: 11/4–11/10

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Monday 11/4: Founder of StoryCorps, Dave Isay, comes to Book Passage to discuss Ties That Bind, a collection of conversations that celebrate the human bond. Free, 6pm. Tuesday 11/5: The RADAR Reading Series continues with Rumpus contributors/Lost Cat coauthors Wendy MacNaughton and Caroline Paul. Plus Griselda Suarez, Laura Ceron Melo, and Travis Jeppesen. Free, 6pm at the San Francisco […]

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Go Find Lost Cat

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Where does your cat go when he’s missing, and what would you do to find out? Rumpus contributors Caroline Paul and Wendy MacNaughton went all the way, employing kitty-stalking gear like cameras and trackers to peer into their pet’s secret life. Go read the whole story in their new book Lost Cat, a beautifully illustrated “true […]

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Susan Sontag on Art: Illustrated Diary Excerpts

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Rumpus contributor Wendy MacNaughton has teamed up with Maria Popova (of Brain Pickings) to illustrate selected excerpts from Susan Sontag’s diaries. The artwork is available on Etsy as an 11×14 print on heavy cotton rag paper with razored edges in a limited edition of 300, signed and numbered, bearing a hand-stamped inscription on the back. They’re also donating a […]

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Take the Wiggle

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Artist and Rumpus contributor Wendy MacNaughton illustrates Robin Sloan’s San Francisco situated New York Times piece. With her signature wit, MacNaughton breaks down arm signals for S.F. bicyclists. Study up after the jump:

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Pen & Ink

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“Pen & Ink,” a new project from Rumpus managing editor Isaac Fitzgerald and artist Wendy MacNaughton, is all about tattoos and the stories behind them. Check out the Tumblr. And consider sharing your own tatted tale?

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“To Do”

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20×200 released a limited edition print of artist and Rumpus contributor Wendy MacNaughton’s drawing, “To Do.” It’s available for purchase! Take a closer look after the jump:

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Writers and their Snack Choices

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What kind of caloric encouragement do writers need to get through a day? Snack choices are among the most important quotidian decisions we make, and often we’re consistent with the ones that work best. Our very own Wendy MacNaughton charts the snack decisions of authors in this beautiful graphic for the New York Times. She […]

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