Posts Tagged: Alejandro Zambra

The Rumpus Interview with Emily Raboteau

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Emily Raboteau discusses her essay, “Know Your Rights!” from the collection, The Fire This Time, what she loves about motherhood, and why it’s time for White America to get uncomfortable.

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The Rumpus Interview With Alejandro Zambra

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Alejandro Zambra discusses his latest book, Multiple Choice, inspired by the Chilean exam administered to students seeking college admission

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Short Revolution

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Great novels also experiment and innovate, but a short story can make a never-before-seen formal leap and then peace out, before you’re even sure what’s happened. At Electric Literature, Rebecca Schiff introduces us to the authors who have revolutionized the short story in recent years.

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Notable NYC: 9/26–10/2

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Saturday 9/26: Justin Sayre talks with Tyler Coates about Husky. Powerhouse Arena, 6 p.m., free. Julie Carr, Renee Gladman, Miranda Mellis, and Laura Mullen read books from Solid Objects. A Public Space, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 9/27: Yitzhak Gormezano Goren reads the novel Alexandrian Summer and talks with Andre Aciman. 192 Books, 5 p.m., free. […]

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The Alternate Careers and Future Projects of Alejandro Zambra

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[Soccer] games on the radio are absolutely like literature—the metaphors, the pacing, the need for an evolving style. You can’t always say the same thing. The role of the play-by-play announcer seems much more interesting to me than that of the color commentator. In the end, the announcer is the narrator and the commentator is […]

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Colin Winnette

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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Colin Winnette about his new novel Haints Stay, writing ambiguity, and playing against the expectations of genre.

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Stories That Must Be Told

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To read Alejandro Zambra is to engage with someone who writes as though the burden of history were upon him and no one else — the history of his country of Chile, of literature, and of humanity’s shared experience. You get it from his pages, a sense that a story must be told, intimately and […]

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Notable NYC: 2/22–2/28

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Saturday 2/22: Diane Josefowicz, Justin Boening, Marina Kaganova, and Bianca Stone celebrate the release of the Spring issue of The Saint Ann’s Review. KGB, 7 p.m., free. Chris Chosea will write custom poems. Third Factory, Old American Can Factory, noon, free. Sunday 2/23: Clifford Chase and Rick Whitaker join the Sunday Night fiction series, although […]

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