Posts Tagged: Morgan Jerkins

Notable NYC: 2/24–3/2

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Terese Mailhot

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Terese Mailhot discusses her debut memoir, Heart Berries, writing candidly about one's personal life, and the good that can come from anger. ...more

Notable San Francisco: 2/21–2/27

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 2/19–2/25

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

What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Black History

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Rumpus editors share for their favorite writing that speaks to black history, past and present. ...more

VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Morgan Jerkins

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Morgan Jerkins discusses This Will Be My Undoing, getting her start on the Internet, and why her collection of linked personal essays isn’t just another Millennial read. ...more

Notable NYC: 1/27–2/2

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

What to Read When 2018 Is Just Around the Corner

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While we can't promise that 2018 won't find us facing more political upheaval, we can assure you that there will be great literature to offer moments of escape and inspiration. ...more

Notable NYC: 12/9–12/15

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 5/6–5/12

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Saturday 5/6: Jennifer E. Smith presents Windfall. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free.

Carmen Giménez Smith and Aldrin Valdez join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

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Don’t Miss Dark Nights, Bright Words, Tonight!

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bkbf featureOur BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is tonight! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, today is the day!

With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes!

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Dark Nights, Bright Words Is Almost Here!

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bkbf featureOur BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is on Friday! If you haven’t purchased your ticket, what are you waiting for?

With readings by: Molly Crabapple, Stephanie Danler, Eliah Eason, Yahdon Israel, Morgan Jerkins, and Matthew Yeager! Music, mingling, and dancing to follow, with Health Klub spinning the tunes!

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A Crucial Conversation with the Self

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For a black woman in a white world, a conversation with the self is crucial: for when she walks through that often-unwelcoming world she is subjected to confining perceptions of who she might be. When that world insists on racist and narrow paradigms, the diary gives these women a chance to scratch out and rewrite such definitions.

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