Posts Tagged: Julie Buntin

Notable NYC: 9/29–10/5

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 9/22–9/28

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 8/4–8/10

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 7/7–7/13

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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What to Read When Beach Weather Arrives

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Rumpus editors suggest some of their favorite summertime reads!

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Notable NYC: 5/19–5/25

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

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Notable NYC: 4/28–5/4

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

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Notable NYC: 3/31–4/6

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

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Notable NYC: 3/3–3/9

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

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The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2018

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A selection of AWP 2018 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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Notable NYC: 2/17–2/23

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

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Notable NYC: 12/9–12/15

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

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Notable NYC: 10/7–10/13

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

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #102: Max Winter

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Winter’s writing seems effortless. It’s sad, enthralling, at times hilarious stuff.

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What to Read When You’ve Made It More Than Halfway through 2017

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A list of Rumpus editors’ favorite reads from 2017 thus far—books that have kept us sane, challenged us to work harder and think bigger, and kept us dreaming and hopeful.

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Notable San Francisco: 6/21–6/27

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Wednesday 6/21: Cuban writer Achy Obejas (The Tower of the Antilles—our June book club pick!), currently Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College, reads from her forthcoming story collection. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights. Charif Shanahan, Nancy Patrice Davenport, André Le Mont Wilson, Andrew J. Thomas, and Nick Johnson are the featured readers for the June edition of popular reading […]

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Ambiguity as a Daily Experience: Talking with Jess Arndt

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Jess Arndt discusses her debut story collection Large Animals, accepting love from other people, human bodies, and fear of the written word.

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Saying What Shouldn’t Be Said: A Conversation with Julie Buntin

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Julie Buntin discusses her debut novel, Marlena, why writing about teenage girls is the most serious thing in the world, and finding truths in fiction.

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Notable NYC: 6/10–6/16

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Saturday 6/10: Katie Kitamura and others join AmpLit Fest. Pier i, West 70th Street, Noon, Free. Sunday 6/11: Hafizah Geter, Ricardo Alberto Maldonado, Lara Mimosa Montes, Cathy Linh Che, Lucas De Lima, and Carly Joy Miller join the Dead Rabbits Reading Series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free. Matt DiPentima, Etan Nchin, Iris Cohen, and Jen DeGregorio […]

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Notable NYC: 5/13–5/19

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Sunday 5/14: Juliana Huxtable presents Mucus in My Pineal Gland along with Diamond Stingily and Andrew Durbin. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free. Wendy Xu, Tobias Carroll, Jimn Han, Jeanann Verlee, and Keegan Lester join the Dead Rabbits Reading Series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 5/6–5/12

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Saturday 5/6: Jennifer E. Smith presents Windfall. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free. Carmen Giménez Smith and Aldrin Valdez join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Julie Buntin

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Julie Buntin discusses her debut novel, Marlena, the writers and books that influenced it, tackling addiction with compassion, and the magic of teenage girls.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new book Abandon Me, choosing to be celibate for six months, letting go of our own mythologies, and the sexist reaction women receive when they write nonfiction.

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Notable NYC: 4/1–4/7

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Saturday 4/1: Paolo Javier and Jill Magi join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 4/2: Robin Myers and translator Ezequiel Zaidenwerg discuss Conflations. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 5:30 p.m., free. Monday 4/3: Fiona Maazel, Alissa Nutting, Robert Lopez, Lance Olsen, and April Ayers Lawson join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 […]

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What We’re Reading in March!

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We’re very excited to share that our March Book Club pick is Marlena, the debut novel from Julie Buntin. Marlena tells the story of a powerful teenage friendship between two girls, and its aftermath. Edan Lepucki, author of the bestselling novel California, writes: In Marlena, Julie Buntin revitalizes a classic story making it all her own with sensuous, vibrant prose and a narrator […]

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David (Foster Wallace) and David (Lipsky) on the Art of Conversation

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But actually, part of what I think Lipsky wanted was to have a good, long, conversation, one of those talks that lift you out of your regular life and into another mode of being, the way a really good book can. Though we may have recoiled at the thought, we might as well reconcile ourselves […]

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Notable NYC: 1/24–1/30

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Saturday 1/24: Barbara Elovic reads Other People’s Stories, poems. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Sophie Seita and Ron Silliman join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Maxwell Donnewald, Jacob Kaplan, Bill Kemmler, Sam Regal, and Stephen Lloyd launch Sporadicus. Mellow Pages, 7:30 p.m., free. Sunday 1/25: Shelly Oria and Lee Matthew Goldberg join the […]

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Notable NYC: 5/3–5/9

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Saturday 5/3: Joanna Fuhrman, Dan Magers, and Debora Kuan launch the Hyperallergic Poetry reading series. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7:30 p.m., free. Melanie Neilson and Kate Zambreno join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 5/4: Kodi Scheer and Rene Steinke read prose. Scheer’s Incendiary Girls (April 2014) is a collection of stories exploring […]

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