The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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Rumpus Books has been busy with tons of excellent reviews. Also, illustrations and cute book excerpts. Come check it out. 

Life Is Not A Karaoke Booth — A review of If You Follow Me, Malena Watrous’s debut novel.

A review of King of a Hundred Horsemen, Marilyn Hacker’s translation of Marie Étienne’s book of poetry.

Straight Outta Nebraska — A review of The Melting Season, Jami Attenberg’s new novel.

And be sure not to miss the cutest book excerpt in Rumpus history. Also, really cool illustrations from Will Sweeney.


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 →