Posts Tagged: Ibi Zoboi

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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Notable NYC: 1/6–1/12

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

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Fathers, and Stories, and Father’s Day Stories from the Sunday Rumpus

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This time last year I sat for days with my father in his room at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, recording his voice as he narrated the story of his life. “She’s helping me write my memoirs,” he quipped to the endless parade of nurses passing through to change the dressings on his legs, take […]

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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, Brandon Hicks takes a hilarious look at “The Stop Sign.” And in the Saturday Essay, Kyle Dargan provides a thoughtful response to a New York Times article on female body image. Dargan recounts his positive exposure to female athletes, dancers, and role models during his adolescence. The aesthetic of gaining muscle mass is unfortunately a fraught topic […]

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