Rumpus editors share forthcoming books they can’t wait to read!
Tags: A Harp in the Stars, A Touch of Jen, A Woven World, A.K. Blakemore, Afterparties, Albert Samaha, Alexandra Kleeman, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Alison Stine, All the Leavings, All the Names Given, Amanda Moore, American Estrangement, Andrea Gibson, Andrew Blauner, Annabel Abbs, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Anne Liu Kellor, Anthony Veasna So, Ashley Nelson Levy, Best Debut Short Stories 2021, Beth Morgan, Betsy Bonner, Between Certain Death and a Possible Future, Britni de la Cretaz, Brocken Spectre, Cai Emmons, Carly Inghram, Casey Hamilton, Chibundu Onuzo, China by Anna Qu, Christopher Gonzalez, Claire Vaye Watkins, Concepcion: An Immigrant Family's Fortunes, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Dear Memory, Derrick Austin, Devon Walker-Figueroa, Elizabeth Gonzalez James, Eric Garcia, Everyone Remain Calm, Fire Is Not a Country, Gene Kwak, Gentrifier, Go Home Ricky, God of Mercy, goldenrod, Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women's Football League, Hao, Heart Radical, How Not to Be Afraid of Everything, I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness, I’m Not Hungry But I Could Eat, Image Control, Imagine a Death, Immediate Family, Inter State, Jacques Rancourt, Jane Wong, janice lee, Jo Lloyd, Joe Okonkwo, José Vadi, Kat Chow, Kaveh Akbar, Kendra Allen, Kevin Simmonds, Kiss the Scars on the Back of My Neck, Kristen Radtke, Kyle Lucia Wu, laurie easter, Leigh Stein, Lincoln Michel, Lyndsey D'Arcangelo, Made, Maggie Nelson, Maggie Smith, Mai Der Vang, Malia Márquez, Mary Jo Bang, mattilda bernstein sycamore, Megan Stielstra, Melissa Broder, MENAFTER10, Michael Bazzett, Mina Seçkin, Mona at Sea, Morgan Parker, My Darling from the Lions, Myriam J. A. Chancy, Names for Light, Natashia Deon, Nawaaz Ahmed, Nightbitch, No Ruined Stone, Now Comes Good Sailing, Okezie Nwọka, On Freedom, On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint, Once I Was Cool, Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night, Patrick Nathan, Philomath, Pilgrim Bell, Purgatorio, Rachel Long, Rachel Yoder, Radiant Fugitives, randon billings noble, Raymond Antrobus, Requeening, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, sankofa, Seeing Ghosts, Seek You, Shara McCallum, Sinking Islands, Something New Under the Sun, Something Wonderful, Superdoom, Tenderness, The Animal Indoors, The Body Scout, The Book of Atlantis Black, The Collection Plate, The Echo Chamber, The Four Humors, The Manningtree Witches, The Monster I Am Today, The Perishing, Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint, This Fierce Blood, Trashlands, Victoria Chang, We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation, Wendy J. Fox, What If We Were Somewhere Else, What Storm What Thunder, What to Miss When, What to Read When, Win Me Something, Windswept, Ye Chun, Yellow Rain, You Better Be Lightning, yuka igarashi
The 2020 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize winners share books that have inspired them!
Tags: Andre Aciman, Ani Cooney, Ann Patchett, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Arundhati Roy, Autobiography of a Face, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Best Debut Short Stories, Best Debut Short Stories 2020, catapult, Commonwealth, Damitri Martinez, Dau Prize, David Kelly Lawrence, deb olin unferth, Enigma Variations, G.K. Chesterton, Gaston Bachelard, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Joy Williams, Kikuko Tsumura, Kristen Sahaana Surya, Lillian Ross, Lucy Grealy, Lysley Tenorio, Matthew Jeffrey Vegari, Maya Angelou, Mbozi Haimbe, Mohit Manohar, Monstress, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, PEN, Picture, Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, Sena Moon, Shannon Sanders, State of Grace, The God of Small Things, The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare, The Poetics of Space, Tracy O'Neill, Valerie Hegarty, What to Read When, Willa C. Richards, Yoko Ogawa, yuka igarashi
There is a kind of candor that feels exciting, current. ...more
Tags: Ani Cooney, Best Debut Short Stories 2020, book excerpt, catapult, Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf, Damitri Martinez, David Kelly Lawrence, deb olin unferth, exclusive excerpt, Fernanda Dau Fisher, Jane Marchant, Kikuko Tsumura, Kristen Sahaana Surya, Matthew Vegari, Mbozi Haimbe, Mohit Manohar, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, PEN America, PEN America Best Debut Short Stories, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize, Rumpus exclusive, Sarah Lyn Rogers, Sena Moon, Shannon Sanders, Tracy O'Neill, Valerie Hegarty, Willa C. Richards, yuka igarashi
A list like this will probably mean more to you once you’ve read the book. ...more
Tags: A. B. Young, Alice Sola Kim, anthology, carmen maria machado, catapult, danielle evans, Dau Prize, debut authors, Doug Henderson, Enyeribe Ibegwam, Erin Singer, Jade Jones, JP Infante, Kelsey Peterson, Laura Freudig, Melinda Manalokas, PEN America, PEN America Best Debut Short Stories, Pingmei Lan, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, Sarah Curry, short fiction, short stories, Tamiko Beyer, yuka igarashi
“How can I make the prose feel rich but also accessible?”
Tags: Allie Wuest, Breaking and Entering, Caca Dolce, Chelsea Martin, Daniel J Cecil, Dodie Bellamy, Joy Williams, King of Joy, Michael Silverblatt, Richard Chiem, Soft Skull Press, The Changeling, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project, When the Sick Rule the World, You Private Person, yuka igarashi
But there is freedom and possibility in not knowing. ...more
Tags: Alex Terrell, anthology, Ava Tomasula y Garcia, catapult, Celeste Mohammed, cristina fries, Drew McCutchen, Elinam Agbo, Ernie Wang, Grayson Morley, Lauren Friedlander, Lin King, Maud Streep, PEN America, PEN America Best Debut Short Stories, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize, Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, short fiction, short stories, yuka igarashi
Saturday 2/25: Christian Hawkey and Himanshu Suri join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Emily Brandt and Ali Power join the SOLO reading series. Wendy’s Subway, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 2/26: Nicole Steinberg celebrates the release of Glass Actress with Niina Pollari, Sarah Jean Grimm, and Esther Lin. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 4 p.m., […]
Tags: Adrienne Su, Alani Foxall, Ali Power, Alia Malek, Alon Elian, Amy Gall, Amy Zimmer, anna solomon, Annie DeWitt, Belinda McKeon, Bella Brodzki, Catherine Cohen, Chris Sylvester, Christian Hawkey, Cristina Moracho, Danielle Jackson, DJ Jen Urha, dwyer murphy, Emily Brandt, emily gould, Eric Puchner, Esther Lin, Garrard Conley, Garrett Burrell, garth greenwell, Gregory Pardlo, Hafizah Geter, Hanna Krall, Himanshu Suri, isaac fitzgerald, James Yeh, jason diamond, Jennifer Michael Hecht, Kashana Cauly, Katie Kitamura, Katrina La Poll, Lauren Elkin, Leila Fadel, Melissa Febos, Michelle Legro, molly peacock, Molly Prentiss, New York City, Nick Flynn, Nicole Steinberg, niina pollari, notable new york, Notable NYC, Patricia A. Smith, paul auster, Peternelle Van Arsdale, Philip Boehm, Phillis Levin, Porochista Khakpour, Rachel Cantor, rivka galchen, Sarah Jean Grimm, Sarah McCarry, Sari Wilson, Sharon Gushkin, Shelly Oria, Steven Markow, Syreeta McFadden, Tara Clancy, Tommy Pico, yuka igarashi
Yuka Igarashi of Granta wrote an introspective piece on the trappings and fussiness of copyediting. The presence of the unedited, the wrongfully edited, and the misspelled can be infuriating to an editor. Igarashi discusses her fight against the urge to edit beyond the office and scrutinize the grammar of her surroundings. I felt enormous fellow […]