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The New and Improved Romie Futch by Julia Elliott

Elizabeth Byrne reviews The New and Improved Romie Futch by Julia Elliott today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with William Gibson

Legendary technomodernist William Gibson, author of Neuromancer, talks about his latest book, The Peripheral, predicting the future, and how writing about Silicon Valley today feels like his early work.

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Kevin Oderman

One of the good things about being American is that at home I don't have to feel American very often. That layer of identity drops out... Traveling abroad, of course, the world insists, asks, Where are you from?

M Train by Patti Smith

Linnie Greene reviews M Train by Patti Smith today in Rumpus Books.

Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #11: Thanksgiving Is Racist as Hell

It’s long past time to explode some myths about Indigenous Peoples, whites and Thanksgiving. For many of us in the US, Thanksgiving has become a day to reunite with friends and family, watch football and gorge ourselves on an enormous feast.

The Big Idea #11: Mark Bittman

Suzanne Koven talks to author, critic, and activist Mark Bittman about his “Big Idea”—how food has changed in the last fifty years, and how to teach our children to eat better.

Mot by Sarah Einstein

Penny Guisinger reviews Mot by Sarah Einstein today in Rumpus Books.

Mourner’s Bench by Sanderia Faye

Amina Gautier reviews Mourner's Bench by Sanderia Faye today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Sandra and Ben Doller

Sandra and Ben Doller talk about The Yesterday Project, a blind collaboration, and about what it means to savor each day when you have stage III melanoma.

An Unusual Mother: Elena Ferrante and Motherhood

Reading Ferrante is an intensely personal experience, and it’s disorienting to realize it’s one you’ve been having collectively.

Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems by Robin Coste Lewis

Diana Arterian reviews Robin Coste Lewis's Voyage of the Sable Venus today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Annie Liontas

Annie Liontas talks about her debut novel Let Me Explain You, crafting voices, and the benefits—and occasional pitfalls—of returning to get an MFA after years of writing in the dark.

Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #10: Remember AIDS?

AIDS isn’t over, but far too many think it is. Not everyone is haunted by remembering the dying, the friends gone gaunt, the lesions appearing, the artists dropping out of sight, the funerals, the lie-filled obituaries, the terrified waits for results of blood tests taken by nurses wearing masks and triple gloves.

Mouth by Tracy Knapp

McKenzie Tozan reviews Tracey Knapp's Mouth today in Rumpus Poetry.

The Rumpus Interview with Jenny Johnson

Poet Jenny Johnson discusses her forthcoming debut collection, In Full Velvet, phobias, courage, the dual consciousness of queer lovers, and what it means to belong.

Bird by Noy Holland

Mika Yamamoto reviews Bird by Noy Holland today in Rumpus Books.

Lovesick by James Driggers

Joseph Olshan reviews Lovesick by James Driggers today in Rumpus Books.

The Rumpus Interview with Marian Thurm

Prolific author Marian Thurm talks about her new collection of stories, Today is Not Your Day, being a true New Yorker, and the importance of sympathetic characters.

Smugglers by Ales Debeljak

Damon Marbut reviews Ales Debeljak's Smugglers translated by Bryan Henry today in Rumpus Poetry.

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