Posts Tagged: single mother

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Visible: Women Writers of Color #1: Desiree Cooper

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Desiree Cooper discusses her debut collection of flash fiction, Know the Mother, what mother-writers need, and why motherhood is the only story she’s ever told. ...more

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The Rumpus Interview with Cote Smith

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Cote Smith talks about his debut novel, Hurt People, growing up in a prison town, using rejection as motivation, and brotherly love. ...more

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Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #21: John Irving

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And that is how I feel about John Irving novels. That they gave me everything. ...more

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Jill Talbot

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The author of The Way We Weren’t talks about why she decided to write about being a single mother, the effect it's had on her daughter, and the adjunct crisis. ...more

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The (Online) Stories We Tell

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Sometimes you want to dream about the life you didn’t get to have. Sometimes you want to see the life you were lucky to escape. ...more