Posts Tagged: Ru Freeman
Over at Electric Literature, the eloquent Ru Freeman offers her perspective on Sri Lanka’s love of the written and spoken word, as she reflects up on her own upbringing in the island nation:
They loved literature because they had been taught, as we had been taught, about the significance of the imagination, and of the way our minds expanded through the simple act of inhabiting other people’s reality.
The Rumpus Book Club chats with Ru Freeman about On Sal Mal Lane, war as seen through children’s eyes, and Sinhalese cuss words....more
Lorraine Adams is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and critic whose work centers on the encounter between the American enterprise and those caught in violent conflict in the Islamic world. Her most recent novel is The Room and the Chair....more
This week, Rumpus books reviewed a collection of poetry by Michael Robins, a novel by Ru Freeman, a book of essays by Kurt Caswell, and the novel Nog by Rudolph Wurlitzer....more