The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement


This week, Rumpus Books reviewed a comic novel and a book that “straddles the line between fiction and poetry.” We also published a Rumpus Original (Supersized) Combo with Kara Candito.Plus, Stephen Elliott wrote about memoirs and we had a brilliant interview with Sasa Stanisic. It was a really, really good week.

Stirring Coffee with a Feather — A review of Margo Berdeshevsky’s Beautiful Soon Enough.

The Rumpus Original Combo with Kara Candito, complete with a review of Taste of Cherry, an original poem, and an interview.

A review of The Country Where No One Ever Dies, a comedic novel by Ornela Vorpsi.

Stephen Elliott defends the memoir.

And finally, a really spectacular interview with Sasa Stanisic.

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →