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Beyond Anger and Sorrow: On Poetry, Pleasure, Politics, and Offense

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A poetry of coalition building: how would that sound?

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The Promise of Werfel’s Musa Dagh: Portraying Genocide in Fiction

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How does a fictional account come to stand in for history?

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Marital Piss

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My body tightened as the knee-jerk worry of being seen and outed flooded back.

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Arrest Record

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A Black boy, no matter how young, was not a child. He was a future criminal.

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The Blacker the Berry, the Quicker They Shoot

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Fear is real. Pain is real. Loss is real. Suffering is real.

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Finding Hope in Resistance: Talking with Amy Roost

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Co-editor Amy Roost discusses the anthology FURY: WOMEN’S LIVED EXPERIENCES DURING THE TRUMP ERA.

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ENOUGH: The Most Important Thing a Woman Could Be

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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ENOUGH: Flesh and Bone and Ash

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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ENOUGH: The Innocence of a Skirt Too Far Above the Knees

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Turning Purple: The Year of the Defector

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I needed love big enough to make my own hunger seem small.

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A Political Pregnancy

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Are my choices in this culture so firmly dictated by my ability to give birth?

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ENOUGH: They Have So Many Ways to Keep Us Quiet

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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What to Read When You Need to Know SWANA

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SWANA writers share recommendations for what to read to gain perspective on the region.

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