Rumpus Events

MIXER TURNS 10: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood

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We are thrilled to present, alongside Riverhead Books, VIDA, and Shoe Market, “MIXER TURNS 10: A benefit for Planned Parenthood.” This Wednesday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Our Wicked Lady. With readings from Rebecca Carroll, Donika Kelly, Jeff McDaniel, Laurie Stone, and Tiphanie Yanique. Music by Joan as Policewoman. Hosted by Michelle Campagna, Melissa Febos, and […]

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AWP 2017 Offsite: Write Together, Fight Together

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Don’t miss our 2017 AWP offsite event, co-hosted with Barrelhouse, Catapult, and Lit Hub! Write Together, Fight Together will include readings from: Jericho Brown, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Melissa Febos, Morgan Parker, and Sarah Sweeney, to be followed by music and dancing. Free admission, February 9, 2017, doors at 6:30 p.m., readings begin at 7 p.m. Join us as we […]

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Join Us for Lit Crawl San Francisco!

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Readers! Crawlers! People who can read and crawl! Join us at the Make-Out Room in San Francisco at 8:30 p.m. this Saturday, October 15. The Rumpus will be hosting the final event of this year’s Lit Crawl festival, which brings the Bay Area’s best writers together for one overwhelming night of literary madness. Featuring readings from Lydia Kiesling […]

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Don’t Miss Dark Nights, Bright Words, Tonight!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is tonight! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, today is the day! With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display throughout the venue! […]

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Dark Nights, Bright Words Is Almost Here!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is on Friday! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, what are you waiting for? With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display throughout the venue! This […]

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Tonight! The New York Premiere of After Adderral

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The Rumpus and the Brooklyn Book Festival are excited to present the New York premiere of After Adderall, the new feature film from Stephen Elliott! Be there tonight, Monday September 12, at Videology Bar & Cinema at 7 p.m. for this FREE screening of the film Michael Cunningham called “the most literary movie ever made.”  RSVP and get all the […]

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Don’t Miss DARK NIGHTS, BRIGHT WORDS!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is now only two weeks away! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, today is the day! With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display […]

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See You at The Rumpus Film Festival Tomorrow!

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The first-ever Rumpus LO-FI Film Festival is happening tomorrow! If you haven’t already purchased tickets, what are you waiting for?! A one-day event to be held on July 30 in Los Angeles, the festival will screen three films, in addition to the world premiere of Stephen Elliott’s new film, After Adderall and two awesome panel discussions. For full lineup and details, and to […]

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Rumpus Film Festival Is Just Around the Corner

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The Rumpus LO-FI Film Festival is only two weeks away! If you haven’t already purchased tickets, what are you waiting for?! A one-day event to be held on July 30 in Los Angeles, the festival will screen three films, in addition to the world premiere of Stephen Elliott’s new film, After Adderall and two awesome panel discussions. You can buy individual tickets but […]

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Buy Your Rumpus Lo-Fi Film Festival Tickets Today!

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In case you missed the exciting announcement, we’re having our very own film festival! A one-day event to be held on July 30 in Los Angeles, The Rumpus Lo-Fi Los Angeles Film Festival will screen three films, in addition to the world premiere of Stephen Elliott’s new film, After Adderall and two panel discussions. You can buy individual tickets but we recommend […]

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See You Tomorrow Night, NYC!

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Join us tomorrow night, 7–8:30 p.m., at Housing Works for a holiday reading, co-hosted with Electric Literature! Celebrate literary community during winter’s darkest days: join The Rumpus and Electric Literature for a warm night of literary merriment and readings from Melissa Febos, Alexandra Kleeman, Alex Mar, Lincoln Michel, and Angel Nafis. For more details and to […]

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LA LitCrawl: “Growth Spurt”

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The Rumpus presents GROWTH SPURT: STORIES OF RADICAL BECOMING at LitCrawl LA: NoHo! LA LitCrawl Round 2: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 8:00–8:45 p.m. The Fat Dog 11050 Magnolia Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601 Lineup includes: Natashia Deón Ashley Perez Shawna Kenney Derrick Brown Matthew Specktor Emceed by Rumpus founder Stephen Elliott! Details here! *** Rumpus original poster art by Carl Dimitri. […]

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