The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup


I just spent 16 hours on a train going from San Francisco to LA. I hate everyone in the world right now except … no, no exceptions. Everyone. Sorry. As a result, though, everything I link to today will be awesome. And by awesome I mean nerdy. Because nerdy things make me happy.

Stan Lee! Kids Imprint! 

Tor’s got a comic about all morticians losing their jobs! 

Margaret Atwood is making a sci-fi book out of straw! 

And here’s a triple-crown nerd affair, which may actually have improved my mood: NPR has a flowchart on the best 100 sci-fi and fantasy books.

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 →