Books

Objectivity Is My Enemy: A Conversation with Dave Cullen

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Dave Cullen discusses his new book, PARKLAND: BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #172: Leanne Shapton

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“I see objects and things as reliquaries that can hold stories.”

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When the Sh*t Hits the Fan: A Conversation with Percival Everett

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Percival Everett discusses his newest work, THE BOOK OF TRAINING BY COLONEL HAP THOMPSON.

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A Live Ember: Stephanie Strickland’s How the Universe Is Made

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Over time, Strickland’s lines themselves grow wild, less uniform in their patterns of indentation. Like root structures deep in the ground, they branch in many directions.

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Touch the Bear: Talking with Blair Hurley

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Blair Hurley discusses her debut novel, THE DEVOTED.

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Reimagining Jesus: A Conversation with Savannah Sipple

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Savannah Sipple discusses her debut collection, WWJD AND OTHER POEMS.

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Intersecting and Diverging Narratives: Talking with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses her forthcoming anthology, WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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What to Read When You’re Afraid of Growing Up

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Kendra Allen shares a reading list to celebrate her debut essay collection, WHEN YOU LEARN THE ALPHABET.

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Painful Celebrations: Five Books for National Poetry Month

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Every act of reading is inseparable from what the reader has encountered before.

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Navigating by the Right Stars: A Conversation with Briallen Hopper

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Briallen Hopper discusses her debut collection, HARD TO LOVE: ESSAYS AND CONFESSIONS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #170: Richard Blanco

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“I guess you could say that engineering paved the road to poetry for me, pardon the pun.”

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What to Read When the Wealth Gap Continues to Widen

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Nina Revoyr shares a reading list to celebrate her newest novel, A STUDENT OF HISTORY.

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The Pains of the Past: A Conversation with Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

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Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde discusses her second novel, WHAT WE OWE.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Ilya Kaminsky

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Ilya Kaminsky discusses his new collection, DEAF REPUBLIC.

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The Mentor Series: Allie Rowbottom and Maggie Nelson

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Debut author Allie Rowbottom interviews her mentor, Maggie Nelson.

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Studying the City of Angels: A Conversation with Nina Revoyr

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Nina Revoyr discusses her new novel, A STUDENT OF HISTORY.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #168: Keir Graff

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“I’ve always loved collaboration. It was so exciting, because I love the energy. ”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with T Kira Madden

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T Kira Madden discusses her debut memoir, LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS.

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