The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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This week, we’ve got some pretty excellent reviews, oodles of interviews, and a third installment of “An Oral History of Love in Contemporary America.” Come see.

Just Because You’re Paranoid — A review of Voodoo Histories: The Role of Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History by Daniel Denvir.

A review of We Are Never As Beautiful As We Are Now, a debut short story collection by Adam Gallari.

A review of My New Job, a poetry collection by Catherine Wagner.

To top it off, we’ve got oodles on interviews: one with former dominatrix and current memoirist Melissa Febos, another with novelist K.M. Soehnlein, and yet a third with author Brad Watson.

Also, be sure not to miss the third installment of “An Oral History of Love in Contemporary America: Selections from Us.


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 is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and 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 →