The Rumpus Books Monday Supplement


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 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 →