On The Benefits Of Being A Slut

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“Surprised and interested, I visited the (The Nervous Breakdown), and what I saw was awesome. Hundreds of contributors–some rock stars, some mid-list, some hacks just getting their wings–all mish-mashed together on a content heavy website, driven by community and lots of Facebook linkage.”

Over at  The Nervous Breakdown, James Bernard Frost calls the magazine publishing him a slut.

The Rumpus is kinda slutty, too, now that I think about it. You should send us something. Also, we’ll probably sleep with you, if that’s the kinda thing you’re into.


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 →