The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement


This week, Rumpus books reviewed a book of alternate versions of The Odyssey, novels by Jillian Weise and Heidi Durrow, and a book of poetry by D.W. Lichtenberg. Also, we had an incredible interview with Paula Fox.  

A review of The Lost Books Of The Odyssey, a book “of alternate versions of Western Literature’s founding epic” by Zachary Mason.  

Mutations of Meaning — A review of The Colony, a novel by Jillian Weise.

A review of The Ancient Book of Hip, poetry by D.W. Lichtenberg.

Why Me? — A review of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, a novel by Heidi Durrow.

Also, be sure not to miss The Rumpus Long Interview with Paula Fox and “illustrations (circa 1840s) by Wilhelm von Kaulbach for Goethe’s Reynard the Fox,complete with “cropping” by a thief.

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 →