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In Praise of Profanity by Michael Adams

Sasha Archibald reviews In Praise of Profanity by Michael Adams today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Anuk Arudpragasam

Anuk Arudpragasm discusses his debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage, the bombing of civilians during the war in Sri Lanka, documenting war crimes, and powerful Tamil women.

The Saturday Rumpus Interview with Eden Robinson

I don’t really get romance. Bring me fish or moose, not flowers.

The Read Along #5: Laura Goode

Jesus Christ, this book is like, Toni Morrison/Susan Sontag good. This book is first viewing of Beyoncé's Lemonade good. This book is Simone Biles good.

Catechism New and Selected Poems by Antje Katcher

Barbara Berman reviews Antje Katcher's Catechism New and Selected Poems today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Rachel Hall

Rachel Hall discusses her debut collection Heirlooms, her mother’s experience growing up in a French Jewish family during World War II, and crossing genre borders in her writing.

The Gloaming by Melanie Finn

Bradley Babendir reviews The Gloaming by Melanie Finn today in Rumpus Books.

Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #28: Linked Stories/Novels in Stories

I recently finished revisions to a novel I’ve been working on for years and have embarked on writing a new novel, in stories, Hazel Conquers the World. I’ve always loved the form and these are some favorites and masterful examples of the very specific craft of making each story stand alone and in service to the whole.

The Rumpus Interview with Max Ritvo

Max Ritvo passed away on August 23, 2016. Earlier this summer, he spoke with Sarah Blake about his debut collection Four Reincarnations, writing with and about cancer, and how language is a game.

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #54: Jade Chang on The Wangs vs. the World

With a mix of humor, agility, and insight, Jade Chang’s debut novel, The Wangs vs. the World (HMH Books, October 2016), tells a fresh immigrant story. Charles Wang has left his native homeland to become a successful businessman in America. The book takes us on a journey with his whole family as they navigate the ups and downs of fortune and travel across the US.

Are You Here For What I’m Here For? by Brian Booker

Ruth Joffre reviews Are You Here for What I'm Here For? by Brian Booker today in Rumpus Books.

Rumpus Exclusive: An Excerpt from Danielle Trussoni’s The Fortress

Danielle Trussoni's new novel, The Fortress: A Love Story, is out today from Dey Street, an imprint of William Morrow Publishers.

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Parul Kapur Hinzen reviews Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Maryse Meijer

Maryse Meijer discusses her debut collection Heartbreaker, the importance of tension in writing, revision as a shield against criticism, and life as a twin.

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Anne Raeff

Married authors Anne Raeff and Lori Ostlund, both winners of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, discuss their craft, their process, and the way they negotiate the give and take involved in sharing a vocation.

Primer by Aaron Smith

Julie Marie Wade reviews Aaron Smith's Primer today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Leland Cheuk

Leland Cheuk discusses his novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong, dark humor, cancer, morally corrupt characters, and his mother.

Is Gender Fing with Our Fantasies?

To lift the censorship, degradation, and foreclosure of girls’ fantasies, we may have to investigate the gendered limitations on how we think about early loves, impulses, celebrity crushes, and maybe, sexually stirring gentleman pirates.

In Gratitude by Jenny Diski

Nina Schuyler reviews In Gratitude by Jenny Diski today in Rumpus Books.

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