Posts Tagged: solitude

The Rumpus Interview with Vi Khi Nao

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Vi Khi Nao on her new novel Fish in Exile, why women shouldn’t apologize (even when they’re wrong), moving between genres, and why humor is vital in a novel full of darkness and grief.

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One of the Crowd

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12,000 members of the literary community/industry gathered in LA for AWP last week. Viet Thanh Nguyen considers the writer’s sometimes conflicting needs for audience, privacy, and the tribe. He writes of his own process preparing for a readership, “The constant reworking of sentence and narrative through writing short stories was my version of rubbing two sticks […]

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Hey, We Do This Too

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We’re not the only ones out there curious to know where and writers write and why. This week the Chicago Tribune spoke to bestselling and award winning authors to get the lowdown on the digs most conducive to consistent, contended writing. There are procrastination tidbits and the list is split between typing and good ol’ […]

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