Posts Tagged: Things Fall Apart

A Spirit Born into a Human Body: Talking with Akwaeke Emezi


Akwaeke Emezi discusses her debut novel, Freshwater, her public and private identities, and deciding when to translate culture for readers. ...more

Slush Piles in White


The sensibilities of whiteness do not want us to work, do not want us to think, do not want us to imagine outside of its bounds. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Yaa Gyasi


Yaa Gyasi discusses her debut novel Homegoing, growing up in Alabama, the multiplicity of black experiences, the legacy of slavery, and her writing process. ...more