Posts Tagged: This Is How You Lose Her

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #123: Erica Garza

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“[T]here was something really empowering about being honest and open about this part of myself. Somehow, writing helped lessen the shame.”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Achy Obejas

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Achy Obejas discusses her new collection, The Tower of the Antilles, what she’s learned from translating works of others, and why we should all read poetry every day.

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The Rumpus Interview with Daniel José Older

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Author Daniel José Older talks about his new novel, Shadowshaper, noir influence in urban fantasy, gentrification, white privilege and the publishing industry, and why we need diverse books, now more than ever.

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Junot Díaz Pairs Up with Jaime Hernandez, Heaven and Nature Rejoice

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This Is How You Lose Her, the latest collection of short stories from spectacular writer and all-around good human being Junot Díaz, will be reissued in a deluxe edition in October. That deluxe edition will include illustrations from none other than alt-comic legend Jaime Hernandez, whose series Love and Rockets (co-created with his brother Gilbert) laid […]

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Shopping For Comic Books With Junot Díaz

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Vol. 1 Brooklyn documents author Junot Díaz’s comic book hunt through New York’s St. Mark’s Comics. The video allows Díaz to explain the foundational effect comic books had on him, and others of his generation – such as the work of Los Bros. Hernandez, who gave an adolescent Díaz his first exposure to realistic artistic representation of […]

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