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 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 →