The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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This week, Rumpus Books reviewed a book on Girl Power and the music of the nineties,  a novel about the American dream, and an homage to Sylvia Plath. Also, we interviewed comedienne Julie Klausner and Romanian novelist Dumitru Tsepeneag, and Steve Almond talked self-publishing. It was a busy week. 

What The Girls Call ‘Murder’ — A review of Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music, by Marisa Meltzer.

Bikini Kill

California Dreaming — A review of Model Home by Eric Puchner.

A review of The Plath Cabinet, a collection by Catherine Bowman.

Also, be sure not to miss this interview with Julie Klausner, Steve Almond’s essay on self-publishing, and the fourth installment ofThe Rumpus International Rivers interview with Romanian novelist Dumitru Tsepeneag.


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’s 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. More from this author →