Posts Tagged: Danzy Senna

Notable Los Angeles: 11/13–11/19

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Portland: 11/9–11/15

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 9/11–9/17

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Danzy Senna

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Danzy Senna discusses New People, inhabiting her characters without judging them, playing with the reality and surreality of identity, and pushing against traditional story arcs. ...more

What to Read When You’ve Made It More Than Halfway through 2017

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A list of Rumpus editors' favorite reads from 2017 thus far—books that have kept us sane, challenged us to work harder and think bigger, and kept us dreaming and hopeful. ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 8/21–8/27

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

What We’re Reading in July!

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We’re super excited to share that our July Book Club selection is New People by Danzy Senna! From the bestselling author of Caucasia, New People is a subversive and engrossing novel about race, class, and manners in contemporary America. Heartbreaking and darkly comic, New People is a bold and unfettered page-turner that challenges our every assumption about how we define one another, and ourselves.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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The news of Michael Brown’s death cannot be ignored. When one of our young people dies from shots fired by a police officer, there will be sadness and confusion. There will inevitably be questions, and questions left unanswered will lead to anger. 

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New Yorkers in Poets & Writers

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The March/April Poets & Writers has a couple of great pieces on some New Yorkers to make note of.

An article on writer Sam Lipsyte, whose third novel, The Ask, is being published this month by FSG; and a conversation between novelists Porochista Khakpour and Danzy Senna on first novels, race, and the East-Coast West-Coast rap.

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