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 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 →