It’s the end of August. While most of the world is on vacation, Rumpus Books is publishing book reviews.
This week, we published a review of a novel, a short story collection, an anthology, and a compilation about sex workers. Also, don’t miss an essay by Andrzej Stasiuk and an interview with Charles Baxter about silence.
Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA.
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