Books

Love, Marriage, and the Bicultural Identity: Talking with Huda Al-Marashi

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Huda Al-Marashi discusses her new memoir, FIRST COMES MARRIAGE.

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The Voice Is a Social Construct: Talking with Kristina Marie Darling

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Poet Kristina Marie Darling discusses the literary life, collaborative writing, and the power of experimental forms.

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What to Read When You’re Ready to Rethink Women’s Fashion

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A reading list to celebrate the publication of WHAT’S INSIDE? by Anita Davis.

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An Important Book: Inheriting the War edited by Laren McClung

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There is no escape from the cradle of this shame.

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Off the Interstate, into Real Experience: Talking with Erica Trabold

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Erica Trabold discusses her debut essay collection, FIVE PLOTS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #153: Julie Schumacher

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“I have to confess here that I never studied Shakespeare in college.”

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Unglued from Time: Shahriar Mandanipour’s Moon Brow

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An enjoyable and thought-provoking read, Moon Brow trades on its striking and unusual formal features to allude to the complexities and consequences of war.

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What to Read When the World Is Ending

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Books to read in this fraught political moment.

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Complicating Narratives: A Conversation with Bushra Rehman

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Bushra Rehman discusses her new poetry collection, MARIANNA’S BEAUTY SALON.

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Breathing into the Paper Bag: Talking with Jenny Valentish

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Jenny Valentish discusses her memoir, WOMEN OF SUBSTANCES.

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What to Read When Trying to Figure Out Who You Are

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Terry H. Watkins shares a list of books to celebrate her novel, DARLING GIRL.

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Personal to Universal: Robin Becker’s The Black Bear Inside Me

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Becker stands firmly on the shoulder of earlier lesbian-feminist poets while inhabiting and describing our current era of new challenges and old shibboleths.

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Honest Work with Language: Talking with Berta García Faet

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Berta García Faet talks with her translator about THE ELIGIBLE AGE.

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