Can’t decide which Rumpus Book Club you want to join? Join both and get a discount!
Give the gift of The Rumpus Book Club and The Rumpus Poetry Book Club! Get books before they’re released, engage in moderated chats with the authors which we’ll edit and run on The Rumpus as a feature article (like this one).
Some books we’ve featured in the Book Club include Wild by Cheryl Strayed, An Untamed State by Roxane Gay, Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott, Abandon Me by Melissa Febos, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby, Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, Heart Berries by Terese Mailhot, and All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung. Upcoming writers include Esmé Weijun Wang, T. Kira Madden, Maylis de Kerangal, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and more.
Which poets do we chat with? We’ve featured poets like Tracy K. Smith, Jericho Brown, Solmaz Sharif, Kaveh Akbar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Eloisa Amezcua, Tarfia Faizullah, and Kamilah Aisha Moon. Upcoming poets include Natasha Tretheway, Marwa Helal, Sally Wen Mao, Hala Alyan, Ilya Kominsky, Franny Choi, Natalie Scenters-Zapico, and more!
Subscribe by the 20th of the month to receive following month’s book and join in the chat with its author. For example, to receive our March book, please make sure to subscribe by February 20.
Please note that 6-month subscriptions are non-refundable.
We do not offer international Book Club and Poetry Book Club subscriptions at this time, but we hope to in the future.
HOLIDAY NOTE: All subscriptions purchased through December 20 will begin with our January selection. Subscriptions purchased after 12/20 will begin with our February selection. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.