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Nodding to the Unknowable: A Conversation with Theodore Wheeler

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Theodore Wheeler discusses his new novel, IN OUR OTHER LIVES.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Robin Gow

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“I always knew I wanted to write a queer saint holy book.”

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When Ideals Meet Reality: The Contradictions by Sophie Yanow

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You want to live by your ideals, but it’s hard to make them align with reality.

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The Power of the Word: Talking with Roberto Lovato

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Roberto Lovato discusses his new memoir, UNFORGETTING.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with torrin greathouse

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torrin a. greathouse discusses her debut collection, WOUND FROM THE MOUTH OF A WOUND.

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Dark and Light at the Same Time: A Conversation with Fariha Róisín

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Fariha Róisín discusses her debut novel, LIKE A BIRD.

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What to Read When You’re Drawn to Rabbit Holes

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Tiffany Cates shares a reading list to celebrate M-THEORY.

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A Language for Extinction: Zaina Alsous’s A Theory of Birds

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And if you ask of her to come to you, her answer is refusal.

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To Account for a Life: Talking with Jameson Fitzpatrick

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Jameson Fitzpatrick discusses their debut full-length poetry collection, PRICKS IN THE TAPESTRY.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Janice P. Nimura

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Janice P. Nimura discusses her new book, THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL.

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Haunted by Hoax: Paul Griner’s The Book of Otto and Liam

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But Griner is too skilled a realist to allow The Book of Otto and Liam to become a simple revenge story.

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Criticism as a Life Practice: A Conversation with Yxta Maya Murray

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Yxta Maya Murray discusses her new novel, ART IS EVERTHING.

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Rumpus Exclusive: Excerpts from Execute the Office

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I am standing at the entrance to American History.

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Writing for a Trans Audience: Talking with Torrey Peters

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Torrey Peters discusses her debut novel, DETRANSITION, BABY.

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What to Read When You or Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness

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Molly Spencer shares a reading list to celebrate HINGE.

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The Violent and the Sensual: original kink by Jubi Arriola-Headley

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Violence can be turned around, turned into pleasure, or an act of freedom, or an act of defiance.

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Finding Firm Ground: A Conversation with Nadia Owusu

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Nadia Owusu discusses her debut memoir, AFTERSHOCKS.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Dear G.B.”

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There are many ways to be ripped to shreds.

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What to Read When You Want to Be Swept up by a Good Story

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Jon Sealy shares a reading list to celebrate THE MERCIFUL.

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In and of the Wreck: Together in a Sudden Strangeness

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In its imagery and mood, the collection feels distinctly April.

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Out-of-Body Recognition: A Conversation with JinJin Xu

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JinJin Xu discusses her debut chapbook, THERE IS STILL SINGING IN THE AFTERLIFE.

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Possibility Is Spellbinding: The Lightness by Emily Temple

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In short, lightness is the capacity to leave without regret.

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A Year In Rumpus Book Reviews 2020

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A look back at the books we reviewed in 2020!

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Time Is Precious: A Conversation with Clifford Thompson

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Clifford Thompson discusses his work and art-making.

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