Posts Tagged: Tayari Jones

What to Read When You Want to Write Like a Mother


A list of books that wrangle, directly or indirectly, with motherhood and all that comes with it (or its absence). ...more

VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Cole Lavalais


Cole Lavalais discusses her debut novel, Summer of the Cicadas, why she’s a huge fan of outlining, and the importance of dedicated communities for black writers. ...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears


orion-rebornJust a reminder that we here at The Rumpus are posting a poem a day for National Poetry Month, so enjoy some never before published work by some up-and-coming poets.

Another practice that’s grown out of National Poetry Month is the proliferation of poem-a-day challenges for poets.