The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup


“How to write sci-fi erotica: Imagine what Mary Shelley would write after fucking Pris from Blade Runner.” At PANK, Kirsty Logan wants to tell you how to write genre.

What are the scariest books you know of?

One hit literary wonders” (via)

Why writers have to be careful when they talk. (via)

Do you write or know of a really great book blog? Do we never link to it? It’s not because we hate you. It’s probably because we don’t know about it. So if you send me an email or put a comment below, I promise to put your book blog in my bookmarks. The Rumpus is all about spreading love and letting people know about good things.  We’re kind of hippies that way.

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 →