The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement


There’s been a lot of new people here lately, so if you’re new to the Rumpus (or if you’re not), Sunday’s the day where you can catch up with what Rumpus Books has been up to this week.

A review of Under The Small Lights, a novella by John Cotter.

A review of Imperial Bedrooms, Bret Easton Ellis’s newest novel.

Brace Yourself — A review of Threshold, Jennifer Richter’s debut poetry collection.

A review of Moving Pictures, a graphic novel by Kathryn and Stuart Immonen.

Better She Had Slapped Me — A review of Tongue, a poetry collection by Rachel Contreni Flynn.

Also, be sure not to miss the Rumpus Interview with Gary Shteyngart, Steve Almond’s response to the NYTBR’s review of his book Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life, Kathleen Alcott’s moving essay on the writing life,  and M. Rebekah Otto’s Modern Reader #4: Without Style.

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 →