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Posts Tagged: Abuse

I Am the Ignition

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I don’t believe in redemption stories.

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A Strange Liminal Space: George Abraham’s The Specimen’s Apology

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Each formal experiment is a temporary hole into a new world that opens, then collapses, behind the reader.

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Touch the Bear: Talking with Blair Hurley

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Blair Hurley discusses her debut novel, THE DEVOTED.

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Free Indirect Suicide: An Unfinished Fugue in H Minor

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I want a PhD in how to want, effortlessly, to be alive.

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Both the Wound and the Healing: Talking with Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman

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Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman discusses her debut memoir, SOUNDS LIKE TITANIC.

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Total Freedom: A Conversation with Theresa Griffin Kennedy

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Theresa Griffin Kennedy discusses her new story collection, BURNSIDE FIELD LIZARD.

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Tracing a Lineage of Violence: Talking with D.M. Aderibigbe

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D.M. Aderibigbe discusses his debut poetry collection, HOW THE END FIRST SHOWED.

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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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Writing Back to History: A Conversation with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses his new memoir, HEAVY.

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Facing a Lived Reality: A Conversation with Kelly Sundberg

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Kelly Sundberg discusses her debut memoir, GOODBYE, SWEET GIRL.

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Hannibal Lecter, My Therapist

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In the dark, I felt at home in the underground bunker where the hospital stored its violent men.

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Winning Always Involves Sacrificing: Talking with Dickson Lam

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Dickson Lam discusses his debut memoir, Paper Sons, the writing advice that transformed his approach to thee book, and the duty of a memoirist.

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Splintered Doors

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This journey is ongoing. But I know this: my daughter will never have to break down a door.

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ENOUGH: On Junot Díaz, from a Survivor

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

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The Emotion of the Moment: Talking with Terese Marie Mailhot

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Terese Marie Mailhot discusses her debut memoir, Heart Berries, crafting trauma on the page, and her views on motherhood after writing her memoir.

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These Places Surround Me: Talking with Quintan Ana Wikswo

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Quintan Ana Wikswo discusses her novel, A Long Curving Scar Where the Heart Should Be, delving into the facets of trauma, and her creative processes.

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