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In Sound & Vision #8, multimedia artist and performer David Barnes discusses his work with the band of Montreal, art as a career, and writing a graphic novel about a baby growing inside a pregnant male football player.
From: The Rumpus | By: Allyson McCabe | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Saturday 10/18: Poetry Forum 2014. The New School, 10 a.m., $45 daily / $135 full pass.Melissa Buckheit reads poetry along with Corollary Press founder Sueyeun Juliette Lee. Berl’s Poetry Shop.Happy fifth anniversary Greenlight Bookstore. Celebrate...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ian MacAllen | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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The personal computer may have revolutionized the way writers write, but distractions from the Internet and social media may not make it the ideal tool for writing. Designer Adam Leeb has created a hybrid typewriter called a Hemingwrite. Long battery...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ian MacAllen | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In support of his new memoir, Little Failure, Gary Shteyngart’s been touring the country. Lucky for us, he’s keeping a journal:Philip Roth, in a 2000 interview with David Remnick in the pages of this magazine, speaks about the declining number of...
From: The Rumpus | By: Bryan Washington | Monday, October 20, 2014
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At Melville House, Liam O’Brien delves into the fictional and factual history of book-writing computers, from Roald Dahl’s “The Great Automatic Grammatizator” to the Russian computer that rewrote Anna Karenina in the style of Murakami. With some...
From: The Rumpus | By: Claire Burgess | Monday, October 20, 2014
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HUMMINGBIRDS★★★★★Hello, and welcome to my week-by-week review of everything in the world. Today I am reviewing hummingbirds.Hummingbirds are the worst. A lot of people say they’re pretty to look at but to be completely honest their size makes...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ted Wilson | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A new map of Los Angeles highlights points of interest from Raymond Chandler’s books and films. Electric Literature has all the details.Related Posts:Can Literature Improve Your Life?Literary Product PlacementThis Week in Short FictionA Blundered BlurbWhy...
From: The Rumpus | By: Phillip Garcia | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Over at the New Yorker, Etgar Keret and Sayed Kashua continue their conversation:I believe that this despair is temporary, and that even though there are quite a few political elements that would rather see us despairing, and even though it sometimes...
From: The Rumpus | By: Bryan Washington | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Monday 10/20: Joe Perry signs Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.Lauren Cobb reads from Boulevard Women. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.Tuesday 10/21: Dan Jones presents and signs The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets...
From: The Rumpus | By: Xach Fromson | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Feminism needs stronger language to combat violence against women, argues Jacqueline Rose in the Guardian. Fourth-wave feminism must confront the issue of male-on-female violence globally, crafting new language “that allows women to claim their place...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ian MacAllen | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Writing is its own form of music. And though I had read my novel aloud to myself many times and had read passages of it aloud to dozens of audiences on my book tour, hearing another person — a trained actor — reading my writing was a curious kick,...
From: The Rumpus | By: Phillip Garcia | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Graham Oliver reviews Cinderland by Amy Jo Burns today in Rumpus Books.
From: The Rumpus | By: Graham Oliver | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Killiechassie House, the £1.9 million Scottish estate author J.K. Rowling calls home, will gain a new addition: a circular stone hut similar to the hut that Hagrid resides in at Hogwarts. The summer cottage recently received approval from the local...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ian MacAllen | Monday, October 20, 2014
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From: The Rumpus | By: Steven Kraan | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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This week’s Sunday Rumpus essay made me especially attuned to other pieces that touch on immigration and power differentials. In “On Publishing a First Memoir,” Daisy Hernandez recalls a teenaged boy, an artist, who was in the U.S. without papers...
From: The Rumpus | By: Zoe Zolbrod | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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The courtroom smells of talcum powder. On this afternoon's docket, we have thirty-four children. Thirty-four out of 35,000 or 57,000 or 90,000 kids who have crossed our borders without permission since last October, depending on which source you trust...
From: The Rumpus | By: Alia Volz | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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