Posts Tagged: Kundiman

Which Flame Is Mine?: A Conversation with Rajiv Mohabir


Rajiv Mohabir discusses his second collection, The Cowherd's Son, his work as a translator, and resisting erasure in a racist America. ...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Chris Santiago


Chris Santigo on his new collection Tula, writing a multilingual text, and the connections between music and writing poetry. ...more

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Janine Joseph


The day the manuscript became Driving without a License was the day I said “yes” to the truth of my own life and coming-of-age experience as an undocumented immigrant. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Vivian Lee


As an editor of color, one advantage I have is that writers of color are comfortable knowing I’m not asking for edits to artificially enhance or to cover up their race. It’s not weird to me that their characters look like them. ...more

An Open Letter to Aimee Nezhukumatathil


Dear Aimee,

So the latest thing (why is there always a latest thing) is that a white man used a Chinese name to submit poems that were then chosen for Prairie Schooner and then included in Best American Poetry 2015 which of course has a lovely poem of yours in it too!