Posts Tagged: Anisse Gross

Notable San Francisco: 9/19–9/25

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Wednesday 9/19: Essayist, poet, New Yorker poetry editor, and director of the NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Kevin Young will be reading from Brown, his newest collection of poetry. St. Mary’s College (Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall) in Moraga at 7:30 p.m. Who controls the money for the world’s wealthiest? Peter […]

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Notable San Francisco: 5/17–5/23

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If you can make only one event this week, don’t miss the Oakland Book Festival on Sunday, 5/21. This all-day festival features more than 100 writers, 50 panels, and lots of tabling and networking. And, The Rumpus will be there! Wednesday 5/17: Rakesh Satyal (Lambda Award winner for Blue Boy) reads from his new novel, No One Can […]

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Profitable Poetry

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Rupi Kaur’s poetry collection, Milk and Honey, has sold almost half a million copies since its publication by Andrews McMeel Publishing last year, according to Anisse Gross in Publishers Weekly. While that is the company’s best selling poetry collection, it isn’t the only one that’s sold well: “We saw that there was this generation of young […]

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Make America Read Again

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What if you could spend a little bit of money to make sure that your favorite books from independent publishers—like Coffee House Press, Nouvella, Copper Canyon, Dorothy, and City Lights—turn up at your local bookstore? Small Press Distribution, the tiny non-profit that makes sure your favorite indie books are stocked on store shelves, is holding a […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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If your fingers aren’t too frozen to click, here’s the weekend Rumpus roundup. First, our film editor Anisse Gross reviewed Hilton Als’s new book White Girls: Each time I took it out of my bag, people glanced at me wide-eyed, as if merely the title White Girls was too much out-loud talk about race in public. Then Joshua […]

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