The Literary Community Presents:


Co-sponsored by The Millions, HTMLGIANT, Bomb MagazineThe Los Angeles Review of Books, Gigantic, and The New Inquiry.

November 29th, 8pm at Public Assembly, 70 North 6th Street  Brooklyn NY 11211

A Kickstarter party for Happy Baby, the first feature film from The Rumpus!

UPDATE: Sliding scale. Pay what you can. Make any contribution to the kickstarter campaign before the event. Let’s pack the house!


Comedy by Eugene Mirman

A Live performance of Conversations With Writers Braver Than Me featuring Sari Botton and Melissa Febos

Readings by Jami Attenberg, Rick Moody, and Jenny Zhang

Music by Mike Doughty

And a screening of Mr. Gracie, a five minute movie based on Happy Baby

Followed with a one hour DJ set by K.Flay featuring a dance-off between representatives from all literary magazines present. It’s entirely possible Stephen Elliott and Isaac Fitzgerald will re-enact a scene from Breakin’.

Hosted by Stephen Elliott

Happy Baby is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen Elliott, edited by Dave Eggers and originally published by McSweeney’s.

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