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Posts Tagged: adoption

So That We May Move Forward: A Conversation with Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello

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Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello discusses her debut poetry collection, HOUR OF THE OX.

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Writing as Construction of the Self: Talking with Matthew Salesses

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Matthew Salesses discusses his new novel, DISAPPEAR DOPPELGÄNGER DISAPPEAR.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Matthew Salesses

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Matthew Salesses discusses his new novel, DISAPPEAR DOPPELGÄNGER DISAPPEAR.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #227: Karen Salyer McElmurray

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“You’re solving this mystery, you’re taking this journey, but that’s only an opening to another journey.”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Lauren J. Sharkey

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Lauren J. Sharkey discusses her debut novel, INCONVENIENT DAUGHTER.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Mary-Kim Arnold

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Mary-Kim Arnold discusses her debut book, Litany for the Long Moment, exploring adoption through a feminist lens, and dancing on the line between genres.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Renee Simms

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Renee Simms discusses her debut collection, Meet Behind Mars, leaving law to become a writer, and writing through major life changes.

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It’s Never Too Late to Be Found: A Conversation with Rene Denfeld

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Rene Denfeld discusses her latest book, The Child Finder, the ways in which trauma traps us, and the important role of imagination in finding resilience and escape.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #83: Lauren Grodstein

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After writing several books (A Friend of the Family, The Explanation for Everything) from a male point of view, Lauren Grodstein’s new novel, Our Short History, is an intimate glimpse into a woman’s life, at a critical juncture between life and death. Karen Neulander, the protagonist of the novel, has a six-year-old boy, Jake, whose father […]

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Immigration and Infertility: Talking with Shanthi Sekaran

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Shanthi Sekaran discusses her new novel, Lucky Boy, where fraught issues like immigration and infertility—and the lives they impact—intersect.

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Readers Report: Harvest

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A collection of short pieces written by Rumpus readers pertaining to the subject of “Harvest.”

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What We Lost: Undoing the Fairy Tale Narrative of Adoption

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The singular, unavoidable truth about adoption is that it requires the undoing of one family so that another one can come into being.

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The Rumpus Interview with Rachel Hall

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Rachel Hall discusses her debut collection Heirlooms, her mother’s experience growing up in a French Jewish family during World War II, and crossing genre borders in her writing.

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The Rumpus Review of Seoul Searching

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Seeing is a critical part of normalizing, and though it seems like a rudimentary expectation, it’s important for American audiences to see Korean-Americans simply living their lives.

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Voices on Addiction: Baby’s Home

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I got to thinking about home. What the fuck is home anyway?

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The Rumpus Interview with Karen Salyer McElmurray

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Karen Salyer McElmurray talks about academia, the relationship between flaws and perfection, writing memoir, and the “tapestry” of writers who inspire her.

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The Gift of Gratefulness

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The worst insult people hurl at adoptees is that they are “ungrateful” and should “go back” (to their “own” countries, to their old families). That is the moment when adoption becomes a gift—because that is the moment when it becomes clear that adoption belongs to people like the adoptive parent and not people like the […]

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