Zoë Ruiz at PEN


Marketplace has an interesting write-up on the current state of PEN, the ninety-year-old organization that makes sure writers are guaranteed their right of free speech.

The segment also features an excerpt from Rumpus Saturday Editor Zoë Ruiz, who read her Rumpus essay “Donna” at a recent PEN reading.

Princess Donna had on a short black skirt and a tight black top. Her boobs were pushed up and spilling out. I said: Oh. I paused and blushed….

Julie Morse lives in San Francisco and is a poetry teacher. She can be found @JulieMorse16. More from this author →