Posts by: Raj Chakrapani

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #144: Cathy Linh Che

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“I think a safe space is one of deep listening and deep caring.”

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How Do You Want to Be Wrong?: Talking with Madhu H. Kaza

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Madhu H. Kaza discusses the anthology, Kitchen Table Translation, ways to engage with history, and seeing translation as a continual crossover.

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The Text Is My Body: A Conversation with Gabrielle Civil

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Performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil discusses her book, Swallow the Fish, how technology has shaped reactions to female nudity, and the importance of risking change.

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The Ability to Pass Becomes Her Cage: Talking with SJ Sindu

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SJ Sindu discusses her new novel, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, queer readings of Hindu scriptures, and issues of privilege and power.

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More Than Just a Single Identity: A Conversation with Camille T. Dungy

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Camille T. Dungy discusses her prose debut, Guidebook to Relative Strangers, traveling across America as a black mother, and spaces of inclusion and exclusion.

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