The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement


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 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 →