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's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is Senior Poetry Editor at The Rumpus. More from this author →