Posts Tagged: UC Berkeley

Outlaws in the Garden: A Conversation with Denise Newman and Hazel White

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Poets Denise Newman and Hazel White discuss their most recent collaborative project, Biotic Portal, how they initially met, and loving their garden’s “outlaws.”

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The Rumpus Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

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Viet Than Nguyen discusses his story collection The Refugees, growing up in a Vietnamese community in San Jose in the 1980s, and the power of secondhand memories.

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The Rumpus Interview with Laura Mullen

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Acclaimed poet and writer Laura Mullen talks about her new book, Complicated Grief, obsession, germ theory, and exposing the arbitrary and superficial protections that have failed us.

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“The FBI’s antics were a sideshow. The main drama was elsewhere.”

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The FBI’s quest to undermine that which it does not understand is nothing new. While Steve Wasserman’s review of Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power by San Francisco Chronicle’s Seth Rosenfeld is largely critical, what he argues with is the delivery and not the importance of the topic. Statements […]

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