The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup


Are submissions the life’s blood of a magazine? Or readers?

“The Help” is suing.

“To foreshadow anything is weak. It is like a boxer stalling for the bell,” writing advice from L. Ron Hubbard. (via)

A review of Stanley Fish’s How to Write a Sentence.

LaToya Jordan is a writer from Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, Thick-Skinned Sugar (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays 2016. Her writing has appeared in Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Mom Egg Review, Poets & Writers, The Rumpus, and more. Visit her at More from this author →