Posts Tagged: adolescence

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Kimberly Lojewksi

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Kimberly Lojewski discusses WORM FIDDLING NOCTURNE IN THE KEY OF A BROKEN HEART.

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Slow Burn: A Conversation with Katie Jean Shinkle

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Katie Jean Shinkle discusses her new novel, RUINATION.

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Thrown Off Balance: Talking with Malinda McCollum

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Malinda McCollum discusses her debut story collection, THE SURPRISING PLACE.

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The Torment of Queer Literature

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Queer literature isn’t a box to unlock so that it can unlock me.

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The Thread: Goddesses and Monsters

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Let’s take the women in our lives, and the women who came before us, off the pedestals but also, out of the graves of irrelevancy.

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ENOUGH: He Could Kill Me

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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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Woven from Dreams: A Conversation with Kiki Petrosino

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Kiki Petrosino discusses her newest collection, Witch Wife, the career she’d have in an alternate universe, and the relationship between reading and writing.

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The Thread: Volcanoes

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Is there a relationship between the violence that came through me, and the violence that came at me?

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Guns or No Guns: Mental Health Crisis in Schools

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I do the best I can to reach out to those I see isolated or disturbed, but I have to also be careful I don’t make myself a target.

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Hearse and Home: How Stephen King Saved My Girlhood

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Down the steps of the second-story apartment above the hearse garage and across the alley was the library.

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A Desi Win: Trust No Aunty by Maria Qamar

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What started off as a coping mechanism to deal with the widening generational gap within immigrant families, Qamar has shaped into a new philosophy for cultural in-betweeners.

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Young People Are Our Hope: Talking with Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera discusses her debut novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez, world-building, and her desire to see bookshelves filled with stories by people of color.

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