Posts Tagged: Alexis Paige

The Rumpus Has the Best American Essays (and also, Goodbye!)

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The last two years editing the Sunday Rumpus have allowed us to publish an exciting range of longform essays, and we’re honored to have had the chance to work with daring writers experimenting with form, and pushing the edges of personal writing in new and challenging ways. We’re proud of every last one of them, but […]

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Sunday Rumpus Pushcart Prize Nominations

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Pushcart Prize nominations were due December 1, and we got ours in just under the wire. From the many excellent pieces of writing that have passed through the Sunday Rumpus this year, we submitted four essays that we agreed were truly exceptional for consideration: The Right to Remain, by Alexis Paige love/woman/thirty, by Wayétu Moore Forgiving My Father, […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Grant Snider wonders, in cartoon form, what happens to lost ideas. Then, in the Saturday Essay, Britney Spears superfan Sarah Sansolo admits that the Britney critics “were right about some things.” In the “pre-Glee dark ages” of the early 2000s, when teenage sexuality was still a somewhat taboo subject in the media, Sansolo’s fandom prompted […]

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