Category Archives: Books

Emily Nussbaum chats with EW's TV critic about her new book of essays (and all things TV)

Emily Nussbaum has a Pulitzer Prize for writing about tv — and why shouldn’t she? Because the New Yorker critic asserts in her new book of essays and critiques, I Wish to Watch: Arguing My Method By means of the TV Revolution, it’s a medium that’s simply as worthy of evaluation and important considering as […]

A Different Kind of Balance: Talking with Samantha Giles

Samantha Giles is a poet dwelling in Oakland, California, and the writer of 4 volumes of poetry. Her most up-to-date assortment, Complete Recall, was the current recipient of the California Guide Awards Gold Medal for Poetry. This hybrid memoir blends poetry and nonfiction into a shocking exploration of post-traumatic reminiscence, familial violence, and the character […]

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Eve L. Ewing

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Eve L. Ewing about her newest assortment, 1919 (Haymarket Books, June 2019), the histories we don’t get taught, how youngsters make the poetry canon, books as visible objects, and extra. That is an edited transcript of the e-book membership dialogue. Each month the Rumpus Poetry Book Club hosts an internet dialogue […]

What We Inherit: Talking with Chanelle Benz

I started studying The Gone Lifeless as summer time’s warmth creeped into my condo in late Might. I needed to transfer flats in every week and hadn’t but packed, however all I needed to do was learn. Ignoring my belongings and ever-growing to do record, I devoured Chanelle Benz’s debut novel a few lady’s return […]

What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Pride

June is Pride Month, and whereas we rejoice LGBTQIA+ folx year-round at The Rumpus, we needed to share an inventory of books written solely by queer authors this month. We’ve requested our editors to share a few of their favourite titles by queer writers—together with older work they nonetheless return to, new work they’re loving, […]

Making Absence Present: Save the Bathwater by Marina Carreira

It’s early Sunday afternoon in California, and I’ve simply completed chatting with my mom and my grandmother in Portugal, throughout an eight-hour time distinction. We are saying goodbye as a chorus, saying the phrases a number of occasions, in English and in Portuguese. Each telephone name with them has ended on this method. Solely now, […]

A Confluence of Narratives: Talking with Debra Gwartney

Narcissa Prentiss Whitman might sound an unlikely heroine these days. The Christian missionary is usually thought-about the primary white lady to cross the Rocky Mountains, and the primary to bear a toddler in what would grow to be the Oregon Territory. In 1847, she was amongst fourteen settlers killed by Cayuse Indians on the Whitman […]

Everything you need to know about Hagrid's Motorbike Adventure at Universal Studios

Yer a curler coaster, Hagrid. And a thumping good one at that… Wizards and muggles alike descended upon Universal Studios Orlando final week to take a look at the brand-new addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Whereas it’s prolonged title — Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure — is a bit of tough across […]

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Nicole Dennis-Benn

The Rumpus Book Club chats with Nicole Dennis-Benn about her second novel, Patsy (Liveright, June 2019), writing towards tropes about immigrants and motherhood, letting go of her characters when a ebook is completed, and extra. That is an edited transcript of the e-book membership dialogue. Each month The Rumpus Book Club hosts a dialogue on-line with […]

The Mystery Tugs: Talking with Joel Mowdy

Joel Mowdy’s debut brief story assortment, Floyd Harbor, is a difficult ebook. It deep dives into 1990s period poverty, drug use, and the battle towards entropy in Mastic Seashore, New York. Mowdy peoples these tales with characters which are preventing for his or her lives, shouting above the political dissonance, demanding their probability on the […]