Posts Tagged: Zoe Ruiz

Notable Los Angeles: 7/10–7/16

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Monday 7/10: Write Club L.A. presents Chapter 65: The Kids Are Alright. Featuring readings by Sofia Carianna, Spencer Towne, Rebeka Barrera, Annette Barrera, Christian Perfas, and Jacorey Palmer. Hosted by Paula Killen and Justin Wellborn, with Jeff Dorchen. $10–$20/pay what you can. Doors at 7 p.m. at the Bootleg Theater. Bonnie Buratti discusses and signs Worlds […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/13–2/19

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Monday 2/13: Stephen Kinzer discusses and signs The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. How to Write Romance: A Special Valentine’s Day Panel. Featuring panelists Laurelin Paige, CD Reiss, and Vanessa Fewings. Moderated by Peter Katz. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Tuesday 2/14: […]

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Zoë Ruiz in Conversation with Micah Perks

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Don’t miss this interview at The Believer between former Rumpus Managing Editor Zoë Ruiz and contributor Micah Perks on Perks’s new novel, What Becomes Us—a story told from the point of view of twin fetuses inside the main character. Topics discussed include the book’s themes of “nice girls,” hunger, and the desire to feed oneself, as well as the publishing process.

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Notable Los Angeles 2/10–2/16

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Monday 2/10: Write Club Los Angeles presents Chapter 22: A Love Worth Fightin’ For. This special engagement has couples facing off. Jessica Hanna vs. Michael Dunn, Jamie Denbo vs. John Ross Bowie, and Michael A. Shepperd vs. Hutchins Foster, the audience will decide the winners. Hosted by Paula Killen and Justin Welborn. 7 p.m. at […]

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AWP Offsite Event: Rumpus by the Sound

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The Rumpus proudly presents… Rumpus by the Sound Thursday, February 27, 2014 Doors at 8:30 p.m., show at 9:00 p.m. Spitfire 2219 4th Avenue Seattle, WA Our offsite AWP event is sure to be one of the after-hours highlights of the conference. Readings by Katie Crouch, Monica Drake, and Gina Frangello! Music by Wesley Stace and […]

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The Rumpus At The LA Lit Crawl!

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Tonight! The Rumpus and Dirty Laundry Lit Proudly Presents: Show Me How! The event features Johnny Alfi, Natashia Deón, Kima Jones, Jillian Lauren, Susan Orlean, our very own managing editor Zoë Ruiz! Hosted by the hilarious and brilliant Jeff Eyres. We’d love to see you! Show Me How takes place during the second round of the LA […]

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The Rumpus At SF Lit Crawl!

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Tomorrow Night! The Rumpus proudly presents: For We Have Fallen to Our Knees! The Rumpus is excited to participate in the San Francisco Lit Crawl! Come see readings by: Lucy Corin, Saeed Jones, Mac McClelland, and Brian McMullen! There will also be the comedic genuis of Sean Keane and music by Michael Mullen. The event is […]

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LA Lit Crawl: “Show Me How”

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The Rumpus and Dirty Laundry Lit Proudly Presents: Show Me How LA Lit Crawl Round 2: Wednesday October 23rd 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Federal Bar 5303 Lankershim Boulevard North Hollywood Readings by:  Johnny Alfi Natashia Deón Kima Jones Jillian Lauren Susan Orlean Zoë Ruiz Hosted by: Jeff Eyres RSVP here. The event is free!   […]

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SF Lit Crawl: “For We Have Fallen to Our Knees”

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The Rumpus proudly presents: For We Have Fallen to Our Knees SF Lit Crawl Phase 3: Saturday October 19th, 8:30-9:30 p.m. The Make-Out Room 3225 22nd Street San Francisco Readings by: Lucy Corin, Saeed Jones, Mac McClelland, and Brian McMullen! Comedy by: Sean Keane! Music by: Michael Mullen! Co-hosted by: Zoë Ruiz and Ryan Pittington! Event is free! […]

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Zoë’s Notes

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As part of Welcome Kink Saturdays, The Weeklings published Notes From a Porn Set by managing editor Zoë Ruiz, edited by Rumpus contributor Antonia Crane. I realize he is apologizing because his hands are down his pants and he is masturbating. Also, Rumpus contributor Amy Fusselman debuted Zoë’s column From Her Notebooks on Ohio Edit. The column focuses on personal mini […]

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L.A. Women

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“There’s a creative renaissance currently flourishing in Los Angeles and these women are central figures.” This week, KCET’s L.A. Letters explores iconic women in literary L.A. The writers and musicians featured include Saturday Rumpus editor Zoë Ruiz!

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Zoë Ruiz at PEN

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Marketplace has an interesting write-up on the current state of PEN, the ninety-year-old organization that makes sure writers are guaranteed their right of free speech. The segment also features an excerpt from Rumpus Saturday Editor Zoë Ruiz, who read her Rumpus essay “Donna” at a recent PEN reading. Princess Donna had on a short black skirt and a […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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If you skipped the Rumpus this weekend to watch the Super Bowl (who wouldn’t after reading J. Ryan Stradal’s guide for people who don’t know about football?), here’s what you missed. A gorgeous Yumi Sakugawa comic called “Of Light.” Another comic, this one about Groundhog Day, by Cassie J. Sneider. Plus some great links from our […]

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The Rumpus Interview With Adrianna Luna

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As it happens, Adrianna Luna and I grew up in the same neighborhood. We had mutual friends and, from time to time, we’d run into each other. A few months ago, I learned she started performing in porn and I was curious. I wanted to know why, I wanted to know how it was going.  I […]

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