Posts Tagged: Michelle Tea

What to Read When You Need to Understand How to Live

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Michelle Tea shares a reading list in celebration of her forthcoming book, Against Memoir, out May 8 from Amethyst Editions/The Feminist Press.

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/12–3/18

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

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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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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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Notable Los Angeles: 10/2–10/8

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

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Reinventing Motherhood and Re-Dreaming Reality: Talking with Ariel Gore

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Ariel Gore discusses her new novel We Were Witches, why capitalism and the banking system are the real enemies, and finding the limits between memoir and fiction.

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/3–7/9

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Wednesday 7/5: Literary Pachanga presents Jesus Tevino, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, and Christine Granados. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books. Thursday 7/6: William Daniels discusses and signs There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, Kitt, and Many Others. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/19–6/25

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Monday 6/19: Tom Stern discusses and signs My Vanishing Twin. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Venice-based musicians and artists k-blamo and Sacramento author Maureen O’Leary in their performance The Ghost Daughter: The Shaker of Truth, and a reading of The Ghost Daughter. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/13–3/19

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Monday 3/13: Ryan Ruby, with Natasha Vargas-Cooper, discusses and signs The Zero and the One. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Chen Chen reading and signing When I Grow up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.

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The Rumpus Interview with Mila Jaroniec

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Mila Jaroniec talks about her debut novel Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover,” writing autofiction, the surprising similarity between selling sex toys and selling books, and the impact of having a baby on editing.

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/30–2/5

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Monday 1/30: Hey, when’s the last time you volunteered at 826LA? Today’s a good day to. The kids need you. Tuesday 1/31: April Smith discusses and signs her new novel Home Sweet Home. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood. Tony Fletcher discusses and signs In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett. 7 p.m. […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/9–1/15

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We’re back! It’s 2017! We’re living in the future, which is cool and all, but books are still awesome. Let’s go get some new ones this week. Monday 1/9: Cynthia Garrett discusses and signs Prodigal Daughter: A Journey Home to Identity. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 1/10: Douglas Preston reads from his new book, The […]

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A Rumpus Book Club Subscription Makes a Great Gift

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We’re at that point in the holiday shopping season where if you don’t already have a gift for someone, you either have to deal with the other last-minute shoppers in stores, pay an outrageous shipping rate online and hope the post office/shipping company gets it to you on time… or buy something a little more abstract, […]

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Patrick O’Neil

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Patrick O’Neil talks about his debut memoir Gun Needle Spoon, being big in France, the drug/recovery genre, and writing through trauma.

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Growing Up: The Rumpus Interview with Michelle Tea

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Michelle Tea discusses life in recovery, the meaning of family, motherhood, and her new memoir How to Grow Up.

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Remembering A Literary Hoax

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Michelle Tea writes about a dark time in the San Francisco literary scene. After the novel Sarah came out to critical acclaim, JT Leroy was a powerful new voice in the queer community. It turns out JT Leroy never existed. She was the creation of a woman to get a book deal. Michelle writes: I think […]

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Michelle Tea’s Book Party Looks Awesome

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Food, drink, fortune-telling, live music…is there anything about the release party for Michelle Tea’s new novel that doesn’t sound amazing? The book is Mermaid in Chelsea Creek, new from McSweeney’s McMullens; the refreshments are pierogi, chocolate, and cocktails; and the entertainment includes Annah Anti Palindrom, Daniel Handler, and of course, Tea herself. Tickets are only $20, so you […]

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An Occupy Oakland and Occupy SF Roundup

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By pretty much all accounts, last night was tense but hopeful for the Occupy movement in the Bay Area. (For an account of the national movement, check out Brian Spears’ roundup from this morning.) This is somewhat of a relief after Tuesday night, when a coalition of Bay Area police used tear gas, nonlethal rounds, […]

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