Posts Tagged: darcey steinke

Swinging Modern Sounds #89: In Praise of Tom Petty

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Because Petty was so prolific and so popular, the intense craftsmanship of his body of work has been hiding in plain sight.

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Notable NYC: 7/28–8/3

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 6/9–6/15

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 3/24–3/30

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Black Friday Sale and Rumpus Holiday Gifts!

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This holiday season, give the gift of The Rumpus! We have plenty of holiday gift options for the well-read optimist or literary child in your life, and we’re kicking things off with a Black Friday sale!

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This Week in Short Fiction

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As the stump speeches and primary dates continue to roll on and thousands of Americans develop stress ulcers, Darcey Steinke delivers a humorous and terrifying vision of our dystopian future should Donald Trump win the presidential election. “The Blue Toes,” over at Catapult, features a distinctly Trump-like figure called “the Tomato” and his followers, the […]

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Next Letter in the Mail: Darcey Steinke

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We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Darcey Steinke! Darcey writes to us about what she’s been thinking while enduring the snow and cold of Brooklyn and Princeton. Darcey is the author of the memoir Easter Everywhere (Bloomsbury 2007) and the novels Milk (Bloomsbury 2005), Jesus Saves (Grove/Atlantic 1997), Suicide Blonde (Atlantic Monthly Press 1992), Up Through […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Maggie Nelson

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Author Maggie Nelson talks about matrophobia, “sodomitical maternity,” breaking down categories between genres of writing, and her new book, The Argonauts.

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The Rumpus Interview with Darcey Steinke

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Darcey Steinke talks about her new novel, Sister Golden Hair, motherlessness, the Southern cult of femininity, and how becoming a woman has changed since she came of age in a small city in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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Story|Houston published a beautiful story this week in their Fall 2014 issue, all of which centers around the theme of family, functional or otherwise. “Termites” tells the story of Tamara, aka Tam or Tam-Tam, a youngish woman living in and trying to take care of/sell her family’s childhood home on Staten Island. As you might […]

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