The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup


I think I have the plague. I can’t stop coughing. Everything hurts. Don’t come near me. This is just my way of saying this might be all you get from me today.

Carolyn Kellogg writes up the Book Expo in New York.

Dear students I’ve taught in the past, This is why I’m a stickler about commas. (via Guardian)

Pindeldyboz, the online literary magazine,  is shutting down after ten years. “We’re basically Grandpa. It’s time to get out of the way and let the hungry kidz have it.” (via GIANT)

Questions authors want journalists to ask. (via Literary Saloon)

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 →