Posts by: Beverly Parayno

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The Rumpus Interview with Joshua Davis

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Joshua Davis talks about his new book, Spare Parts (now a movie playing all across the United States), backwards running, journalism, and entering the US National Arm Wrestling Championship. ...more

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #51: Pet Psychic Marla Steele

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Each year on my dog Isso’s birthday, I give him the gift of voice: a reading with pet psychics/animal communicators who “talk” to Isso about his likes and dislikes, requests, preferences and physical ailments, if any. Of all the pet psychics I’ve worked with, Marla Steele has been the most informative, precise, and insightful, and has always provided me with information that improves my relationship with my dog.

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Yiyun Li’s “A Soldier Home”

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Late last night I sat in the Labor & Delivery waiting room in the hospital where my brother and sister-in-law were preparing for the birth of their first child.  They had checked in early that morning, but the baby still hadn’t arrived. 

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