The Rumpus Books Monday Supplement

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Happy day after America Day, everyone! I know it’s not Sunday, when I’m usually here, but I’m here today anyway—on a Monday—just to mess with your head. So here’s what Rumpus books was up to last week.

The Queen of Flash Fiction — A review of Pretty, a collection by Kim Chinquee.

A review of The Private Lives of Trees, a novella by Alejandro Zambra.

Time Loops, Child Molesters, And Sparkly  Tube Tops — A review of I Have to Go Back To 1994 and Kill a Girl, poetry by Karyna McGlynn.

A review of O Fallen Angel, a novel by Kate Zambreno.

Also, be sure not to miss Generation Gap #4: Sexting in the 21st Century and an essay on Walt Whitman’s favorite bar.


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 →