Posts Tagged: Dorianne Laux

Notable San Francisco: 5/16–5/22

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #125: Tyree Daye

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“I think if you are really doing the work, you can’t write about America and not explore race and slavery, and that goes for any writer.”

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On Joy: Three Poetry Anthologies

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With impermanence and “praise for the devil” all around, it’s a gift to rediscover joy, no matter how fleeting.

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Notable San Francisco: 7/26–8/1

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Wednesday 7/26: Samantha Hunt discusses her new story collection, The Dark Dark, with Clary Sankey. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park. Andrew Sean Greer is launching his new novel, Less. Free, 7:30 p.m., Booksmith.

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The Rumpus Interview with Joshua Mohr

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Joshua Mohr discusses his memoir Sirens, writing for his daughter, and why he values art that trusts its audience.

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The Amazing Disappearing Woman Writer

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To refuse to disappear at mid-life—I am forty-two as of the writing of this essay—is perhaps the best rebellion a woman poet can make to the literary world and to the world at large.

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In Plain Sight: The Vanishing of Ellen Bass

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Putting her experiences into a broader context, [Bass] now saw, was essential to “creating openings for readers to enter her poems and for the poems to enter her readers.”

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Ada Limón

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Ada Limón about her new book Bright Dead Things, writing love poems in an age of cynicism, and committing to places.

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Divedapper Focuses on Poet Interviews

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Former Rumpus contributor Kaveh Akbar has launched a “collaborative poetry phenomenon,” Divedapper, a web based literary concern featuring interviews with contemporary poets. The site has launched with interviews with Dorianne Laux, Austin Straus, Rae Armantrout, and others. Divedapper is also available on Twitter @divedapper.

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