Posts by: Melissa Adamo

There Is No Break: A Conversation with Nicole Homer


Poet Nicole Homer discusses her debut collection, Pecking Order, writing motherhood from many angles, and the importance of representation in the media. ...more

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: Claudia Cortese Discusses Wasp Queen


Poet Claudia Cortese talks about her new book Wasp Queen and Lucy, the rebellious 90s teen whose voice inspired the collection. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Jonathan Corcoran


Jonathan Corcoran discusses his debut collection The Rope Swing, Appalachian writing communities, getting disowned by his family for coming out, and his father's death. ...more