Rumpus editors suggest some of their favorite summertime reads!
Tags: Abandon Me, Against Memoir, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, alexandria marzano-lesnevich, Alissa Nutting, Analicia Sotelo, beach reads, Ben Gwin, Bethany C. Morrow, Camille Dungy, carmen maria machado, Caroline Moss, Catherine Lacey, celeste ng, Clean Time, Deborah Levy, Diane Seuss, Fuck You-Aloha-I Love You, gillian flynn, Good Bones, Heads of the Colored People, Her Body and Other Parties, Hey Ladies, How to Fall in Love with Anyone, J. M. Ledgard, Jasper Fforde, Jennifer Chang, Juliana Spahr, Julie Buntin, Laura Lippman, Little Fires Everywhere, Love Walked In, Made for Love, Maggie Smith, Mandy Len Catron, Marisa de los Santos, Marlena, Melissa Broder, Melissa Febos, MEM, Michelle Markowitz, Michelle Tea, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Oceanic, reading recommendations, Samantha Irby, Sarah Sweeney, Sharp Objects, Smith Blue, Some Say the Lark, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, Submergence, Sunburn, Swimming Home, Tana French, Tell Me If You're Lying, tessa fontaine, The Answers, The Electric Woman, The Eyre Affair, The Fact of a Body, The Likeness, The Pisces, virgin, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, What to Read When
Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!
Tags: Alberto Zayden, Amy Barone, Anaïs Duplan, Angel Nafis, Brent Cunningham, Brian Evans-Jones, C. Morgan Babst, Chudeni A. Oputa, Chukwuma Ndulue, Cynthia Cruz, David Eye, David Lawton, Deborah Paredez, Emily Skillings, Eric Klinenberg, Garth Risk Hallberg, Grace Jean, Greg Ames, Helen Phillips, Holly Melgard, isaac babel, J. Ryan Stradal, Jacqueline Jones LaMon, James Yeh, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, Jennifer Chang, Jennifer Juneau, Jeremy Hoevanaar, Joan Demspey, Joshua Ferris, Laura Swearingen-Steadwell, Lauren LeBlanc, Lincoln Michel, Maria Ortiz, Mathias Enard, matt taibbi, Meghan O'Rourke, Mervyn Taylor, Mimi Khúc, N. West Moss, Naivo, Nicole Sealey, notable new york, Notable NYC, Patricia Spears jones, Paul Pines, Rajiv Joseph, Rami Karim, Reginald Flood, Ron Kom, Ryan Chavez, Safia Elhillo, Sam Sax, Sasha Abramsky, Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Simone Kearney, stacy szymaszek, Sylvia Morse, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Touré, Tracy O'Neill, Val Vinokour, Wo Chan
Gabrielle Calvocoressi discusses her new collection
Rocket Fantastic, the fluid nature of gender, and the reader as collaborator with the text. ...more
Tags: animals, Apocalyptic Swing, bodies, body, breath, Breathing, capitalism, catholicism, Confluence, Dana Levin, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, gender, gender fluidity, Heather Derr Smith, Ife-Chudeni Oputa, Jeff VanderMeer, Jennifer Chang, Kaveh Akbar, Lannan Fellowship, marfa, Michael W. Twitty, nature, Nicole Sealey, persona, poetry, poetry book club, Politics, power, race, Rocket Fantastic, Rumpus Poetry Book Club, sexuality, The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, Trump, Tyree Daye, war
Welcome to The Rumpus’s National Poetry Month project. We’ll be running a new poem from a different poet each day for the month of April. The Strangers 1 Mostly, I hope. 2 In the industry of specifics, I list my Sally-trees, my letters to Paul.