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 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 →