Posts Tagged: Morgan Jerkins

Notable NYC: 6/9–6/15

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 5/5–5/11

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

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Notable NYC: 4/7–4/13

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

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Notable NYC: 3/10–3/16

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

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Notable NYC: 2/24–3/2

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

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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.

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Notable San Francisco: 2/21–2/27

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/19–2/25

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

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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.

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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.

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Notable NYC: 1/27–2/2

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

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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.

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Notable NYC: 12/9–12/15

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

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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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Our 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! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display throughout the venue! […]

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Dark Nights, Bright Words Is Almost Here!

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Our 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! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display throughout the venue! This […]

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White Noise

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Over at Hazlitt, Morgan Jerkins unpacks our collective literary fascination with white suburban boredom, connecting the historical dots between these dry developments and the redlining that created them, while also highlighting the fact that the at root of boredom is stability and prosperity: According to Martha R. Mahoney of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, […]

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Don’t Miss DARK NIGHTS, BRIGHT WORDS!

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Our BKBF Bookend Event, Dark Nights, Bright Words, is now only two weeks away! 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! Featuring original artwork from Carolanne Leslie on display […]

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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 […]

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Who Are You Writing For?

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In the American imagination the black woman, whether light skinned or dark, is already a sexualized entity, a character upon which so many stereotypes are projected. But as a black woman writing these characters, I need to write beyond the stereotypes, expose their idiocy one page at a time. Morgan Jerkins writes about the complications […]

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