Posts Tagged: audre lorde


The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Josie Pickens


Josie Pickens talks about building relationships through blogging, changing the narrative around black women in America, and eradicating silence through storytelling. ...more

Reading Mixtape feature

Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #1: For White Folks Who Think They Aren’t Racist



The Rumpus Review of [insert] boy by Danez Smith


In this sense, the book is a “coming-of-age” story and “spiritual quest” as much as a seething commentary on the catastrophe effected by the disease of contemporary racism and white supremacy. ...more

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The Rumpus Interview with Maggie Nelson


Author Maggie Nelson talks about matrophobia, “sodomitical maternity,” breaking down categories between genres of writing, and her new book, The Argonauts. ...more

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The Rumpus Interview with Daisy Hernández


Daisy Hernández talks about her new memoir, A Cup of Water Under My Bed, feminism, bilingual writing, and working in both the fiction and nonfiction genres. ...more

Double Birthday Time!


Happy birthday to Toni Morrison (who turns 82) and Audre Lorde (who would have turned 79)!

It’s hard to overstate the importance of their fight to make the voices of women of color heard, and perhaps impossible to overstate how talented and hard-working both have been as writers.