Category Archives: Patsy

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, […]

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 […]

Truth through Fiction: Talking with Nicole Dennis-Benn

To say that Nicole Dennis-Benn is very completed as a author is an understatement. Her debut novel, Right here Comes the Solar, acquired titles of greatest guide of the yr from the New York Occasions, NPR, Amazon, and Kirkus Evaluations, amongst others. Now, Dennis-Benn can also be the author behind the forthcoming novel, Patsy (Liveright, June […]

Barrel of Love, an Immigrant Story

The arrival of a barrel from America was an enormous occasion in my family. I should have been about six when the primary one got here. Or perhaps I used to be 5. I do know it was an age once I might make out the identify of the sender—my father’s identify boldly written with […]

What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Black History

It’s Black History Month, and whereas The Rumpus celebrates writing by black artists year-round, we expect it’s particularly essential to share an inventory of labor written solely by black writers this month. We requested our editors for his or her favourite writing that speaks to black historical past previous, current, and future—we’re particularly enthusiastic about […]