Posts Tagged: Morgan Parker

Notable Los Angeles: 6/18–6/24

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/4–6/10

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

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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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Notable Los Angeles: 4/16–4/22

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/9–4/15

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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 Women’s History

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Rumpus editors select writing that speaks to women’s history—past, present, and future.

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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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The Experience Takes Its Shape from You: Talking with Naima Coster

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Naima Coster discusses her debut novel, Halsey Street, getting pushback on her use of Spanish, and the importance of equity and inclusion in higher education.

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The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2018

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A selection of AWP 2018 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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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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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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What to Read When: A Holiday Book-Gifting Guide

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Rumpus editors share their favorite books to gift to friends and family, from recent 2017 releases to longtime literary loves.

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Notable Portland: 11/9–11/15

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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What to Read When You Want to Feel Thankful

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Kick off the holiday season with a list of books that Rumpus editors are thankful for!

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Notable NYC: 9/30–10/6

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

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What to Read When You’ve Made It More Than Halfway through 2017

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A list of Rumpus editors’ favorite reads from 2017 thus far—books that have kept us sane, challenged us to work harder and think bigger, and kept us dreaming and hopeful.

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Reclaiming the Language of Pop Culture: Reversible by Marisa Crawford

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Marisa Crawford’s Reversible is an evocative collection, showcasing the ways in which pop culture saturates us with meaning, and how it teaches us to become.

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Notable Chicago: 5/12–5/18

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Friday 5/12: Women & Children First welcomes Morgan Parker for a reading from her acclaimed collection, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce. Morgan will be joined by local poets Jamila Woods, Nate Marshall, and José Olivarez. 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday 5/13: Head to The Book Cellar to celebrate the launch of Peter Kujawinski’s latest book, co-authored […]

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Notable Chicago: 5/5–5/11

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Friday 5/5: Ali Noorani will be at The Book Cellar to discuss his book There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration. 7 p.m., free. Saturday 5/6: The Book Cellar hosts the launch of David Berner’s newest book, October Song. 6 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 3/25–3/31

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Saturday 3/25: Lucy Ives and Lila Zemborain join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 3/26: Ariena Reines, Lauren Hilger, T Kira Madden, Rachel Aydt, and Meghan Trask Smith join the Pigeon Pages, hosted by Allison Wood. Powerhouse Arena, 4:30 p.m., free. Monday 3/27: Deborah Clearman, Ben Dolnick, Lauren Sanders, Iromie Weeramantry, and […]

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What to Read When the President Cuts Funding for Everything Good

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A list of books written by past NEA grant recipients, as well as books that inspire protest and remind us that we can make a different reality than the one we’re in today.

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Notable Portland: 3/9–3/15

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Thursday 3/9: Portland State University’s Chicano/Latino Studies Department hosts Frida-Fest in celebration of Frida Kahlo. Activities will including showing a documentary on Frida’s life, a poetry slam open mic, a photo booth, and fun political postcards. Casa Latina Student Center, 4 p.m., free. Professor and author Fred Moten shares discusses poetry and poems in his […]

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Notable NYC: 2/11–2/17

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Saturday 2/11: Immigrant Rally: Here to Stay. Washington Square Park, 2 p.m., free. Maryam Monalisa Gharavi and Jennifer Scappettone join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 2/12: Nicole Fix, Joanna C. Valente, Fraylie Nord, and Yardenne Greenspan join the Sundays at Erv’s reading series. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free. Peter Burghardt, Sara Wintz, […]

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Visit Us at AWP!

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If you’re at AWP this week, please stop by and say hi! We’re tables 433 and 434 at the bookfair, and we’ll be ready to fulfill all your Rumpus merchandise needs and answer any questions you may have about the site. And, if you’re around tomorrow evening, don’t miss our offsite, WRITE TOGETHER, FIGHT TOGETHER, co-hosted […]

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AWP 2017 Offsite: Write Together, Fight Together

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Don’t miss our 2017 AWP offsite event, co-hosted with Barrelhouse, Catapult, and Lit Hub! Write Together, Fight Together will include readings from: Jericho Brown, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Melissa Febos, Morgan Parker, and Sarah Sweeney, to be followed by music and dancing. Free admission, February 9, 2017, doors at 6:30 p.m., readings begin at 7 p.m. Join us as we […]

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Notable NYC: 1/28–2/3

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Sunday 1/29: Write to elected officials. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free. Robert Marshall, Clifford Chase, Alexander Chee, Lisa Cohen, and Matt Sharpe join the Sunday Night Fiction series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free. Daniel José Older, Morgan Parker, Ashley C. Ford, Eve Ewing, Justin Smith, Hari Ziyad, and Tochi Onyebuchi celebrate the release of Beyond Ourselves, […]

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Notable NYC: 12/3–12/9

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  Saturday 12/3: Natalie Diaz and T’ai Freedom Ford join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 12/4: Jonathan Lethem discusses Italo Calvino. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $8. Alexandra Kleeman and Kelly Luce join the Sunday Night Fiction series. Kleeman’s latest collection of stories, Intimations, feature neurotic characters with deranged comedy. […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview with Tommy Pico

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The more of us there are out here sharing our work and telling our own stories and flying our freak flags, being our intricate, strange, and idiosyncratic selves, the less power the monolith has.

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