This sparse book, “an essay on pregnancy and earthquakes,” deals with the author’s dueling fears of recent and future earthquakes and her impending childbirth. ...more
Tags: amy janiczek, Christina MacSweeney, Earthquake, Frida Kahlo, Jazmina Barrera, linea nigra, Little Labors, Luz Jiménez, Marie Darrieussecq, Mario Levero, Mary Shelley, pregnancy, rivka galchen, Rumpus Reviews, Shirley Jackson
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Adam O. Davis, Adrian Matejka, Alan Chazaro, Amy Blumenfeld, Anaïs Duplan, Anakana Schofield, André Gregory, Andromeda Romano-Lax, Benjamin Garcia, Benjamin Krusling, Blythe Roberson, Brandon Hobson, Brandon Taylor, Brent Hayes Edwards, brontez purnell, Carla M. Cherry, Catherine Barnett, Catherine Cohen, Chang-rae Lee, Cherie Jones, Christina MacSweeney, courtney maum, Curtis L. Crisler, D.A. Powell, Dan Kois, Dana Johnson, Dantiel Moniz, Dantiel W. Moniz, Darin Strauss, David L. Ulin, DeMar Walker, Deva Rashed-Boone, Donna Vorreyer, Elif Batuman, Elizabeth A. I. Powell, elizabeth gilbert, Elizabeth Knox, Ellen Hagan, Ellen Weckler, Elvira Navarro, EMily St John Mandel, Emma Hine, Esther Amini, Esther Perel, Forsyth Harmon, Gabriel Bump, Gail O’Neill, garth greenwell, Gayle Brandeis, Gil Adamson, Hannah Cajandig-Taylor, Hannah Oliver Depp, heidi julavits, Henri Cole, Janice Lowe, Jasminne Mendez, Jennifer Franklin, Jenny Molberg, Joan Wickersham, Joe Donnelly, Jon Batiste, Jon Land, Kathryn Smith, Kelly Schirmann, Kim-Marie Walker, Kristopher Jansma, Laura Read, Lauren Oyler, Leah Umansky, leesa cross-smith, Leila Chatti, Lidia Yuknavitch, Lilly Singh, Lisa Zeidner, Liz Harris, Lyndsey Ellis, Madeleine Henry, Marie Arnold, Marin Ireland, Maris Kreizman, Mary Otis, Mateo Askaripour, Matt Goldman, Matthew Salesses, Matthew Yeager, Maya Jewell Zeller, Melissa Broder, Melissa Febos, Momtaza Mehri, Naomi Fry, Nia Easley, Nicole Perlroth, Nora McInerny, Notable Online, Patricia Smith, Peter Mendelsund, Priyanka Chopra, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, R. O. Kwon, Rachel Cargle, Rachel Howzell Hall, Randa Jarrar, Rebecca Pelky, Regina Jamison, Richard Thompson Ford, Ruben Quesada, Ryan O’Connell, Sarah Bates, Sarah Kersey, Sarah Rose Etter, Shane McCrae, Shelley Noble, Spencer Quinn, Stacey Tran, Steve Ryfle, Suleika Jaouad, T Kira Madden, Tara Westover, Tina Chang, Vanessa Taylor, vendela vida, Victor I. Cazares, Vijay Seshadri, Vincent Toro, Walter Mosley, Wylliam Smith, Yxta Maya Murray, Zoraida Cordova
Rumpus editors share forthcoming books they can’t wait to read!
Tags: A Girl Is a Body of Water, A House Is a Body, Adam Wilson, Alice Randall, Alison Stine, Alisson Wood, Ann Goldstein, Anodyne, Arrow, Asako Serizawa, Be Holding, Being Lolita, Belabored, Benjamin Garcia, Bestiary, Beth Alvarado, Black Bottom Saints, Braiding Sweetgrass, Caoilinn Hughes, Cardinal, Catherine Adel West, Christa Parravani, Christina MacSweeney, colin dickey, Crooked Hallelujah, Crushing It, Daniel Saldana Paris, danielle evans, David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Death Desire and Other Destinations, Destiny O. Birdsong, diane cook, Disappear Doppelgänger Disappear, elena ferrante, Elisa Gabbert, Entitled, Exposition, Finna, Girls Against God, Hafizah Geter, helen macdonald, Hinge, hysteria, Inconvenient Daughter, inheritance, Inheritors, Inventory of Losses, Jackie Smith, Jasmine Guillory, jason diamond, Jean Kyoung Frazier, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Jennifer Givhan, Jennifer L. Knox, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Jenny Hval, Jessica Gross, Jillian in the Borderlands, Jubilee, Judith Schalansky, K Ming Chang, Kate Manne, Keep Moving, Kelli Jo Ford, Khadijah Queen, Kimberly Grey, Lauren J. Sharkey, Leigh Stein, Loved and Wanted, Luster, lyz lenz, Maggie Smith, Matthew Salesses, Mattilda B. Sycamore, mattilda bernstein sycamore, Melissa Faliveno, Molly Spencer, Morgan Jerkins, Nate Marshall, Nathalie Leger, Negotiations, Party of Two, Pizza Girl, Ramifications, Raven Leilani, Road Out of Winter, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Rosalie Knecht, ross gay, Ruth Saxton, Saving Ruby King, Self Care, Sensation Machines, Shayla Lawson, Shruti Swamy, Sumita Chakraborty, Systems for the Future of Feeling, Tara Isabel Zambrano, Taylor Johnson, That Was Now This Is Then, The Book of Old Ladies, The Freezer Door, The Lying Life of Adults, The Most Precious of Cargoes, The New Wilderness, The Office of Historical Corrections, The Sprawl, The Unidentified, The Unreality of Memory, The Wild Laughter, Thea Matthews, This Is Major, Thrown in the Throat, Tomboyland, Torrin A. Greathouse, Tyree Daye, Un-American, Unearth [The Flowers], Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery, Vesper Flights, Vijay Seshadri, Wandering in Strange Lands, What to Read When, Winter Counts, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound
A list of books written by women, translated by women, and in many instances, both!
Tags: A Red Cherry on a White-tiled Floor, Alejandra Piznarik, Alison L. Strayer, Ann Goldstein, Anna Swir, Annie Ernaux, Asa Yoneda, Banana Yoshimoto, Basma Abdel Aziz, Bright Scythe, Chi-Young Kim, Chika Sagawa, Christina MacSweeney, Clarice Lispector, Czeslaw Milosz, Death in Spring, Deborah Smith, Eileen Chang, elena ferrante, Elisabeth Jaquette, Emily Wilson, Empty Set, Extracting the Stone of Madness, Gustave Flaubert, Half a Lifelong Romance, Han Kang, Karen S. Kingsbury, Kate Briggs, Katrina Dodson, Khaled Mattawa, Kyung-Sook Shin, Leonard Nathan, lydia davis, Martha Tennent, Mercè Rodoreda, Moshi Moshi, Noémi Lefebvre, Patty Crane, Please Look After Mom, Sawako Nakayasu, sophie lewis, Talking to My Body, Tanella Boni, The Future Has an Appointment with the Dawn, The Housekeeper and the Professor, the odyssey, The Queue, The Story of My Teeth, The Vegetarian, The Years, This Little Art, Todd Fredson, Tomas Tranströmer, translation, translator, Troubling Love, Valeria Luiselli, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, What to Read When, Women in Translation, Women in Translation Month, Yoko Ogawa, Yvette Siegert
Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Ally Carter, Bay Area, Christina MacSweeney, Courtney Peppernell, Diana Khoi Nguyen, Javier Zamora, Max Yeh, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Peter Kline, San Francisco, Sesshu Foster, The Kitchen Sisters, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, zachary lazar
Author Verónica Gerber Bicecci and translator Christina MacSweeney discuss the novel,
Empty Set. ...more
Tags: Book Club, Christina MacSweeney, collaboration, Daniel Saldana Paris, Empty Set, language, Marisa Siegel, math, Rumpus Book Club, translation, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, visual art, writing process
This week (or month) in short fiction (and poetry), it’s National Translation Month! Each September, the National Translation Month (NTM) initiative, started in 2013, celebrates literary works in translation and promotes cross-cultural readership with offerings of exciting new translations on its website. The selections are released throughout the month and so far include poetry from […]
Tags: Christina MacSweeney, Daniel Saldana Paris, feminism, love, Madrid, Monogamy, National Translation Month, Piñata, Sex, short fiction, short stories, summer, this week in short fiction, translation
Salvatore Ruggiero reviews
Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París today in Rumpus Books. ...more
It’s December, that magical time of year when newspapers and websites across the globe unveil their “Best of the Year” lists. Valeria Luiselli has been all over them with her innovative novel The Story of my Teeth, and lucky for us, this week Guernica gifted us a new Luiselli short story, “Shakespeare, New Mexico,” translated […]
Tags: Christina MacSweeney, Ghost towns, Guernica, historical reenactment, Racism, rape, sexism, Shakespeare New Mexico, The Story of My Teeth, this week in short fiction, Valeria Luiselli, wild west
Valeria Luiselli talks about her new novel,
The Story of My Teeth, working with a translator to publish her books in English, and how writing in weekly installments changed her process. ...more
Tags: Christina MacSweeney, coffee house press, fact, fiction, Galería Jumex, Interviews, Mexico City, Nicole Guappone, nonfiction, novels, Spanish, The Story of My Teeth, translation, translator, Valeria Luiselli, writing