The Rumpus Poetry Book Club, 6-Month Subscription




How The Rumpus Poetry Book Club works: Every month we’ll choose a forthcoming poetry book, not yet available to the public. At the end of the month, we’ll host an exclusive online discussion with the book club and the author. We’ll publish an edited version of the discussion on The Rumpus the following month (like this).

Which poets do we chat with? We’ve featured poets like Tracy K. Smith, Jericho Brown, Solmaz Sharif, Kaveh Akbar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Natasha Tretheway, Franny Choi, Eve Ewing, Hanif Abdurraqib, Danez Smith, and t’ai freedom ford. Upcoming poets include Vijay Seshadri, Molly Spencer, Kimberly Grey, torrin a. greathouse, Erin Belieu, Adrienne Christian, Threa Almontaser, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, and more!

Click here to download a PDF explaining the subscription in greater detail—perfect to print out or email when giving a gift subscription! Contact if you have any questions.

Please subscribe by the 15th 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 15.

HOLIDAY NOTE: All subscriptions purchased 11/16/20 through 12/15/20 will begin with our January 2021 selection. Holiday subscriptions purchased on or after 12/16/20 will begin with our February 2021 selection. Please contact with any questions.

Please note that 6-month subscriptions are non-refundable. We do not offer international Poetry Book Club subscriptions at this time, but we hope to in the future.

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