Posts Tagged: weather

What Is Vibrant and Hidden: A Conversation with Jenny Boully

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Jenny Boully discusses her new book, Betwixt-and-Between: Essays on the Writing Life, construction of voice, occupying liminal spaces, and editing with sincerity.

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Watching the World End: A History of The Weather Channel

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[A]ll this sensationalism has made The Weather Channel, inadvertently and ever increasingly, the essential television viewing experience of the Anthropocene.

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Readers Report: Harvest

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A collection of short pieces written by Rumpus readers pertaining to the subject of “Harvest.”

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The Rumpus Interview with Jennifer Barber

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Poet Jennifer Barber discusses loss, identity, historical trauma, and her newest collection, Works on Paper.

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A Dark and Stormy Dystopia

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For the New Yorker, Kathryn Schulz analyzes “meteorological activity in fiction,” and how recent questions about climate change has led to a reemergence of weather related fiction, particularly in dystopian works: Our earliest stories about the weather concerned beginnings and endings. What emerged from the cold and darkness of the void will return to it; waters that […]

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Rain Dance

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Over at The Awl, Josephine Livingstone treats us to poetics on the colorful sounds of precipitation: Actual rain falling on my urban windows was, however, just too good to miss. I have lived on three continents and my family comes from a fourth: these circumstances have forged in me a deep and abiding attachment to […]

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Seven Storms

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The Peckman River broke its banks on September 14th, flooding out the center of our town, closing roads and causing days of little local streets lined with heaps of the sad, soaked contents of basements, left out not to dry, but simply to be taken away.

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