Posts Tagged: Margaret Wappler

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jade Chang

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Jade Chang discusses her new novel The Wangs vs. the World, citizen journalism, and how to write an immigrant story that’s not all about pain.

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Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #24: Pussy Riot

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This column has been on hiatus since the springtime and I’m happy to be back. I’ve been reading so much—mostly books by women—this summer. While I’ve been away, I’ve been thinking about gender more than ever, if you can believe that. I’ve also been hanging out with some younger women, observing their strengths, and appreciating […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Michelle Marie Wallace chats with two Bay Area writers-turned-visual artists, Cristina García and Truong Tran, in the Saturday Interview. García and Tran share their inspirations and the impetus that led each to make visual art after spending many years developing their writing. Next, Jeff Lennon reviews Thomas Lux’s “terse” new collection, To the Left […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks illustrates the silly and circular patterns of being a romantic. Then, in the Saturday Essay, Amanda Choutka reminisces about her adolescence and growing up with an autistic younger sibling, whose favorite program was Jim Henson’s The Muppet Show. Each episode becomes a kind of nostalgic touchstone for specific moments from a bittersweet past. When […]

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