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Before the First Book: A Roundtable Discussion

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With Gabrielle Bates, I.S. Jones, and Erin Marie Lynch.

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Exorcising Whiteness: Khalisa Rae’s Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat

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Rae presents America as seen through Black girls’ eyes, experienced by our bodies.

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Carrying the Stories of Our Ancestors: A Conversation with Anjali Enjeti

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Anjali Enjeti discusses SOUTHBOUND and THE PARTED EARTH.

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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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If My Body Were a House

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Where my masculinity dwells, I am in control.

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Asking the Right Questions: Yaa Gyasi’s Transcendent Kingdom

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Transcendent Kingdom becomes an experiment in itself.

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Why We Believe What We Believe: A Conversation with Dantiel W. Moniz

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Dantiel W. Moniz discusses her debut story collection, MILK BLOOD HEAT.

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Complicating Unhelpful Binaries: Talking with Deesha Philyaw

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Deesha Philyaw discusses her debut story collection, THE SECRET LIVES OF CHURCH LADIES.

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Freedom Knows Who We Are: Talking with Kelly Harris-DeBerry

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Kelly Harris-DeBerry discusses her debut poetry collection, FREEDOM KNOWS MY NAME.

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Out of What Remains: Talking with Jacinta V. White

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Jacinta V. White discusses her collection of poetry, RESURRECTING THE BONES.

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Identity as a Hall of Mirrors: Descent by Lauren Russell

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This book is a marriage of the real world and the imagination, the nexus of nonfiction and fiction.

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The Privilege of Anxiety: Mark O’Connell’s Notes from an Apocalypse

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What does our “future-dread,” as O’Connell puts it, show us about our own lives in the present?

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Queering the Southern Gothic: A Conversation with Genevieve Hudson

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Genevieve Hudson discusses her debut novel, BOYS OF ALABAMA.

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Masters of Movement: A Conversation with Morgan Jerkins

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Morgan Jerkins discusses her new book, WANDERING IN STRANGE LANDS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #226: Benjamin Nugent

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“I’m interested in beautiful events that are wrong.”

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Lingering on Darkness: Sleepovers by Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

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When Ashleigh Bryant Phillips lets loose, she can shock.

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Queer, Magicked Reality: A Conversation with JD Scott

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JD Scott discusses their new story collection, MOONFLOWER, NIGHTSHADE, ALL THE HOURS OF THE DAY.

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Bodies Are Not Metaphors: Talking with Brit Bennett

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Brit Bennett discusses her second novel, THE VANISHING HALF.

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Moral Fiction: Talking with Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor discusses his debut novel, REAL LIFE.

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Breaking Out of Likability: A Conversation with Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

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Tatyana Fazlalizadeh discusses her new book, STOP TELLING WOMEN TO SMILE.

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Praise the Bottom: A Conversation with Malcolm Tariq

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Malcolm Tariq discusses his debut poetry collection, HEED THE HOLLOW.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Malcolm Tariq

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Malcolm Tariq discusses his debut collection, HEED THE HOLLOW.

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Grounded by Circumstance: Tina Barr’s Green Target

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Barr is an astonishing image-maker, adept in creating significance through anthimeria.

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We’re All Fighting: A Conversation with Saeed Jones

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Saeed Jones discusses his new memoir, HOW WE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES.

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