Posts Tagged ‘The Rumpus’

The Rumpus Book and Poetry Clubs

Monday, July 26th, 2010

This is a friendly reminder that The Rumpus has an amazing book club of which you can be a part! The club is on its third book, Richard Yates by Tao Lin, which will ship out in just a couple of weeks.
As I think about my own, mildly successful, book club beginnings that happen [...]

Writing Memoirs, Hustling, Romania, and Love

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Memoirvile recommends…an interview with memoirist Bruce Benderson about his book, The Romanian on The Rumpus.
The conversation that unfolds between author and sex worker Antonia Crane and Bruce Benderson bounces between conceptions of memoir, power dynamics in sex work, and Benderson’s story of falling in love with a Romanian hustler.

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