Posts Tagged: Twins

These Places Surround Me: Talking with Quintan Ana Wikswo

By

Quintan Ana Wikswo discusses her novel, A Long Curving Scar Where the Heart Should Be, delving into the facets of trauma, and her creative processes.

...more

Body Fluids: An Exploration of Motherhood

By

I think fresh semen smells like aspirin, which is made from a mold that grows on birch trees, which of course are phallic.

...more

Notable San Francisco: 5/17–5/23

By

If you can make only one event this week, don’t miss the Oakland Book Festival on Sunday, 5/21. This all-day festival features more than 100 writers, 50 panels, and lots of tabling and networking. And, The Rumpus will be there! Wednesday 5/17: Rakesh Satyal (Lambda Award winner for Blue Boy) reads from his new novel, No One Can […]

...more

Swinging Modern Sounds #78: Conceived as a Playlist

By

Shadowbahn […] is among the most unusual, and most extreme, in a literary career that has often been marked by its unpredictability.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Rosalie Moffett

By

Rosalie Moffett discusses her new collection June in Eden, writing humor in poetry, using contemporary references, and trying to understand the world.

...more

The Rumpus Interview with Micah Perks

By

Micah Perks talks about her new novel, What Becomes Us, America’s cultural and mythical heritage, and why every novel is a political novel.

...more

The Rumpus Interview with Roxane Gay

By

Roxane Gay discusses her new collection, Difficult Women, the problem with whiteness as the default and the need for diverse representation, and life as a workaholic.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Monica Youn

By

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Monica Youn about her new collection Blackacre, hypothetical tracts of land, Milton, and infertility.

...more

The Rumpus Interview with Maryse Meijer

By

Maryse Meijer discusses her debut collection Heartbreaker, the importance of tension in writing, revision as a shield against criticism, and life as a twin.

...more

The Zen of Twins

By

Clay Byars—author of Will & I, his recently released memoir about being an identical twin—tackles big life questions and the writing process with Drew Broussard for FSG Originals. Edited by Byars’s friend John Jeremiah Sullivan, Will & I explores “the sense that I was more than myself,” as a twin, as Byars puts it, and the meta-conscious act […]

...more

The Twin Paradox

By

By running two lives that started from the same point off along divergent tracks, they throw up questions about our uniqueness, and the chances and choices that make us who we are. From Shakespeare to Stephen King, identical twins have played an important role in literature. But what makes them such compelling characters? The Guardian explains.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Thorpe Moeckel

By

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Thorpe Moeckel about his new book Arcadia Road, the challenge of writing long poems, raising twins, and camo thongs.

...more