The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement


Sunday’s the day to catch up with Rumpus Books.

The Night Is A God’s Wound — Christopher Honey reviews the newly translated complilation Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China.

God Bless Steve Almond — Ru Freeman reviews Steve Almond’s new short story collection God Bless America.

The Force That Drives All Flesh — Barbara Berman reviews Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls, a poetry collection by Erika Meitner.

The Middle — Kenny Squires reviews Dagoberto Gilb’s new collection of short stories, Before the End, After the Beginning.

The Winner Returns — Ben Pfeiffer reviews Rosalyn Drexler’s recently rereleased 1972 novel To Smithereens.

And don’t miss the Rumpus Interview with Jennifer Baumgardner.

Rory Douglas’ The Latin American Traveler’s Guide in Moby Dick

And finally, the 13th installment of Peter Orner’s short story column: Walser on Mission Street. 

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 →