Posts Tagged: los angeles

Notable Los Angeles: 6/18–6/24

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

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #138: Melissa Broder

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“We have what we need inside us already, it’s just a question of uncovering it, of remembering who we are again and again.”

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/28–6/3

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

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Melissa Broder

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Melissa Broder discusses her debut novel, The Pisces (Hogarth, May 2018), the importance of love between women, and mermaid sex.

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ENOUGH: On Junot Díaz, from a Survivor

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary people that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Notable Los Angeles: 5/7–5/13

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

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The Outsider: A Conversation with Michelle Tea

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Michelle Tea discusses her forthcoming collection, Against Memoir, out tomorrow from Amethyst Editions/The Feminist Press.

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/30–5/6

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/23–4/29

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/16–4/22

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/9–4/15

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/2–4/8

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/26–4/1

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/19–3/25

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/12–3/18

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/5–3/11

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/26–3/4

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/19–2/25

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/12–2/18

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An Ethnography of the Self: Talking with Morgan Parker

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Morgan Parker discusses her writing process, approaching an idea from various forms, and how moving from NYC to L.A. has changed her work.

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/22–1/28

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

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Map-Making: Alex Dimitrov’s Together and By Ourselves

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At one point, I write in my margin: There is no X marks the spot for treasure here. The map is the treasure. Which is another way of saying: this book is the bounty; these poems are the gold.

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/15–1/21

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

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Playing God: A Conversation with Daniel Olivas

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Daniel Olivas discusses his recent short story collection, The King of Lighting Fixtures, writing humor, and the role of religion in his work.

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Young People Are Our Hope: Talking with Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera discusses her debut novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez, world-building, and her desire to see bookshelves filled with stories by people of color.

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The Miracle Bowl

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Praise the family that tethers me. Praise the well-used kitchen utensils and scoured mixing bowls and butter knives, thick slabs of jelly on the bread.

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Drawing Close to the Void: Talking with Patty Yumi Cottrell

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Patty Yumi Cottrell discusses her debut novel, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace, how she accesses “the enraptured state” to write, and dreaming as an art form.

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