Weekend Rumpus Roundup


If you haven’t already, take a little gander at our posts from this weekend!

“How’s your day been?” and other things women have said to Calenture in Australian brothels. Like “Do you mind if I drink from your glass?” and “Don’t get it in my hair or I’ll kill you.”

Steven Church delves into that peculiar way people in California both desire and dread earthquakes.

A sprawling, lovely interview with Kate Zambreno about her new book Heroines, which pieces together an obsession with female Modernists and “biographical rants” in “the spirit of a Tumblr, or a fragmented notebook.”

Bonus: Horn! reviews The Dream of Doctor Bantam by Rumpus interviewee Jeanne Thornton.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →