A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.
Tags: Amy Saul-Zerby, Audacia Ray, ENOUGH, Hala Alyan, Leigh Stein, LGBTQ, Marilyn Bousquin, rape, Rape culture, sexual assault, sexuality, Torrin Greathouse, trans
Nothing’s Freudian anymore. A cigar’s a cigar. I want to love something. / I want to love something without having to apologize for it. Please don’t tell. ...more
Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!
Tags: Andrea Kleine, Anelise Chen, Ann Powers, Ashley P. Taylor, Ben Gantcher, Boo Trundle, Brooklyn Book Festival, Chantel Acevedo, Charlotte Shane, Chris Kraus, Darin Strauss, Dennis Nurkse, edwin frank, emily gould, enny Williamson, Esther Allen, Eugene Lim, Frederika Randall, Gabriel Tallent, Guido Morselli, Hala Alyan, Harmon Leon, Hillary Adler, isaac fitzgerald, Jack Trinco, Jess Rulifson, Joel Allegretti, John Freeman, Joshua Ferris, Karen Heuler, Katie Kitamura, Katie Longofono, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Larissa Pham, larry smith, Lawrence Joseph, Leanne Shapton, Leslie Jamison, Linda Stasi, Mac Barrett, Madhuri Pavamani, Matthew Hittinger, Matthew Lansburgh, Matthew Rohrer, Meghan O'Rourke, Melissa Ragsly, Michael Reynolds, Nancy Hightower, Nelson DeMille, new york, New York City, Noam Osband, notable new york, Notable NYC, Rachel Evans, Rick Hamlin, Rodrigo Hasbun, Ru Freeman, Ruby Brunton, Santiago Gamboa, Sophie Hughes
Join H.I.P. Lit, VIDA, and The Rumpus for a riveting night of readings and aerial performances at our 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend event!
Tags: Alana Massey, Alissa Nutting, Brooklyn Book Festival, Camille Rankine, elissa bassist, Hala Alyan, HIP Lit, rumpus events, Téa Obreht, The Muse, VIDA, WORD Brooklyn
Saturday 8/5: Elizabeth Jaikaran talks with Priya Arora about Trauma: A Collection of Short Stories. Powerhouse Archway, 6 p.m., free. Monday 8/7: Jill Eisenstadt reads Swell. Brooklyn Bridge Park, 7 p.m., free.
Tags: Alice Sola Kim, Alison Rodriquez, Amitav Ghosh, Andrew Jimenez, Anne Korkeakivi, Ben Janse, Carina Chocano, courtney maum, Elizabeth Jaikaran, Elna Baker, Emily Holleman, Hala Alyan, Hilary Leichter, Isaac Myers III, jason diamond, Jason Koo, Jen George, Jenny Zhang, Jessie Chaffee, Jill Eisenstadt, Leslie Jamison, Lucy Ives, Madeline Stevens, Maud Streep, Meghan Daum, Molly Rose Quinn, New York City, notable new york, Notable NYC, paul kingsnorth, Paul Legault, Priya Arora, Rafi Kohan, Sean Damlos-Mitchell, tara isabella burton, Victor P. Corona, Wo Chan
Narratives like this one complicate and humanize America’s simplistic view of Arab cultures, toppling the flimsy idea that Arab people are intractably Other. ...more
Tags: Allah, Arab culture, book review, debut novel, first book, Hala Alyan, Kuwait, Nablus, palestine, review, Salt Houses, Sarah Hoenicke, Six-Day War, West Bank
Wednesday 5/10: San Francisco Chronicle lead theatre reviewer Lily Janiak hosts a panel of playwrights published by the local EXIT Press, featuring Allison Page, Aren Haun, Martin Schwartz, Stuart Bousel, and Terry Baum. Highly recommended if you are interested in theatre. There is a vibrant new play scene in San Francisco that is not well-known to the literary […]
Tags: Alex Green, Allison Page, Andrew McIntyre, Aren Haun, Battlefield, Cecile Barlier, Christopher Bernard, Collete LeGrande, Daniel Heffez, David Talbot, Dodie Bellamy, Donna Persona, Eric Noble, Erika Atkinson, Geordie Van der Bosch, Hala Alyan, Henry Hoke, Ingrid Keir, Jason Bayani, Jennifer Barone, Jon Boilard, Judy Goldhaft, Katie Moulton, Kevin Killian, Laynie Tzena, Lily Janiak, Martin Schwartz, Michael Helquist, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Paul Scheuring, Peter Brooks, Sandra Hunter, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Scott Esposito, Simon Wickhamsmith, Stuart Bousel, Titiana Molinar, Tseveendorjin Oidov, vendela vida, Zach Wyner
Saturday 4/29: Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day! Celebrations are happening at Greenlight Bookstore, Community Bookstore, Astoria Bookshop, and BookCulture. Queens Literary Festival. LIC Landing, 2 p.m., free. Juliet Escoria, Precious Okoyomon, David Eye, and Cecilia Pavon with Jacob Steinberg read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free. Brandon Brown and Cat Tyc join Segue Series. Zinc […]
Tags: Abukakar Adam Ibrahim, Alli Warren, Amy Butler, Amy Sara Carroll, Ariana Reines, Athena Farrokhzad, B.G. Firmani, Barry Lopez, Binyavanga Wainaina, Bradley Spinelli, Brady Huggett, Brandon Brown, Bryan Lowder, Cat Tyc, Cecilia Pavón, Charlie Freeman, D. Foy, Dagmawai Woubshet, Danniel Schoonebeek, Darin Strauss, David Eye, David Larsen, Diannely Antigua, Eiko Otake, eileen myles, Ellie Parker, Emma Horowitz, Emma Smith-Stevens, Frances Pritchett, Garrard Conley, Gerrard Conley, Gerry Howard, Hala Alyan, Hari Kunzru, Jacob Steinberg, James Capozzi, Jennifer Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, jennifer pozner, Jenny Han, Jill Filipovic, Jim Freed, JM Francheteau, John Manuel Aria, Josh Emmons, Joy Ladin, JUlian Talamantez Brolaski, Juliet Escoria, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Kanishk Tharoor, Kate Moore, Kerri Arsenault, Krupa Shandilya, Lauren Wein, Lawrence Block, Leslie Gable-Brett, Lily Trotta, Lina Mounzer, Lisa Ko, Lisa Marie Basile, Madhu Kaza, Malin Persson Giolito, Marc Matchak, Mary Boo Anderson, Minae Mizumura, Mona Eltahawy, Nahid Siamdoust, New York City, notable new york, Notable NYC, Oddny Eir, Owen Cornwall, Pamela Paul, paul rudnick, Paul Tran, Paula Cisewski, Precious Okoyomon, Rakesh Satyal, Sabrina Jones, Saeed Jones, Sarah Barmak, Taylor Johnson, Thomas Page McBee, Yahdon Israel, Yewande Omotoso