Did You Miss?


It’s been a fascinating couple of weeks here at The Rumpus. Here’s a taste of what you might have missed.

Join the conversation at The Blurb#10, especially if you’re a writer, or worse, an employer of writers.

Sheera Talpaz makes with the funny in Funny Women #3, What Will You Do With That MFA in Poetry? I’m very glad she didn’t suggest pimping, á la the HBO series “Hung.”

One of our most popular pieces recently was Tom Russell’s “Where God and the Devil Wheel Like Vultures: Report from El Paso. Terrific writing.

A fascinating interview with Tao Lin.

And in case you haven’t heard, Amanda Palmer is not afraid to take your money.

Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →