Posts Tagged: Jennifer Pastiloff

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, in the Saturday Interview, Arielle Bernstein talks to writer and workshop facilitator Jen Pastiloff. Pastiloff’s project, The Manifestation Workshop: On Being Human, combines yoga and creative writing to inspire participants. She speaks openly about anorexia, healing as a process, and how to build self-esteem. In describing her workshops, Pastiloff says: People move their bodies and write and share […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Jen Pastiloff

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I am good at making people feel safe.

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Other Voices Querétaro Dates and Faculty Announced

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Now in its third year, Other Voices Querétaro, launched by longtime Sunday Rumpus editor Gina Frangello, and boasting a host of Rumpus regulars as faculty, including Emily Rapp, Rob Roberge, and the newly added Jennifer Pastiloff, announces its 2015 dates: May 15-25. All participants have the ability to take Pastiloff’s experiential writing/yoga workshop (no previous yoga […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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This Sunday, Ted Wilson turned five. Happy anniversary, Ted! In the latest “Last Book I Loved,” Michelle King finds a kindred spirit in Sylvia Plath, who, the first time she kissed husband Ted Hughes, allegedly bit his cheek and drew blood. King, in turn, admits to shattering wine glasses—intentionally and unintentionally—and goes on to declare that […]

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Ask a question to “Dear Life”

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Rumpus contributor Jennifer Pastiloff has a wonderful site called The Manifest Station. After being deluged with life questions from readers, she decided to start a feature (smartly) called “Dear Life”. The beauty of the “Dear Life” segment is that writers from all around the world will be able to answer the questions. Here are the […]

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Lit-Link Round-Up

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This is my second-to-last round-up before I go on hiatus for my book tour, which is a sprawling, insane thing that’s lasting until the end of April, on and off. That’s nothing, of course, compared to the duration of some tours (the fabulous Adderall Diaries tour, for example, that gave birth to the Daily Rumpus), but I […]

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Reflecting on Penance

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Sunday Rumpus editor Gina Frangello has a beautiful essay over at The Manifest-Station (run by Rumpus Contributor Jennifer Pastiloff) that reflects back on her days dealing with anxiety, an eating disorder, and getting out. “In an Afterschool Special, the crazy girl who is afraid of unopened packages of food would get help somehow, would have […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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Christ…brace yourself for an emotionally crippling time with these weekend features. (The pain is worth it! It always is!) In Saturday’s feature, the tragic end to an interplanetary love story shivers with loss—one of Yumi Sakugawa’s best comics yet. Sunday’s essay is structured around an experimental narrative in which Jennifer Pastiloff explores themes of possession […]

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