The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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Rumpus Books was up to a lot this week. Come see.

It’s reviews and interviews galore.

Poetry Can Save Us — Alex Chambers reviews Martín Espada’s new book of poems, The Trouble Ball.

The Children of At Risk Joey McGarvey reviews Amina Gautier’s slim volume of stories.

Being Gnawed to Bone — Leah Umansky reviews Army Cats, Tom Sleigh’s poetry collection.

A Tall Tale Too True — Leland Cheuk reviews Kris Saknussemm’s genre-bending work Enigmatic Pilot.

If Hemingway Were A Poet — J.A. Tyler reviews  Ben Lerner’s debut novel, Leaving The Atocha Station.

Be sure not to miss this Rumpus Interview with Oakland artist Ise Lyfe.

And finally, check out this Rumpus Interview with cowriters Sheila Heti and Misha Glouberman.


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 →