Posts Tagged: ashley perez

Notable Los Angeles: 8/6–8/12

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/23–10/29

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #29: Literary Bitches

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All too often, it gets hurled at strong women like a boulder of hate tied up with a big red misogynistic bow.

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The Lulu Fund: Burning Down the House

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The Lulu Fund is a new organization founded by Anna March, Ashley Ford, Jen Fitzgerald, and Ashley Perez dedicated to breaking down barriers within the writing community. The Lulu Fund mission statement says: We support individual writers and organizations who demonstrate their commitment to these ideas by telling critical stories and lifting marginalized voices. Lulu offers financial […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Karolina Waclawiak

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Karolina Waclawiak discusses her latest book, The Invaders, the dark side of human nature, and what it really means to be a “beach read”.

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LA LitCrawl: “Growth Spurt”

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The Rumpus presents GROWTH SPURT: STORIES OF RADICAL BECOMING at LitCrawl LA: NoHo! LA LitCrawl Round 2: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 8:00–8:45 p.m. The Fat Dog 11050 Magnolia Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601 Lineup includes: Natashia Deón Ashley Perez Shawna Kenney Derrick Brown Matthew Specktor Emceed by Rumpus founder Stephen Elliott! Details here! *** Rumpus original poster art by Carl Dimitri. […]

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Who Are We Writing For?

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Sandwiched between fictions on one side and instructions on the other, a woman is often denied the breathing room necessary to find her individual sexuality. In a conversation at the Nervous Breakdown, Rumpus contributor Ashley Perez and author Cris Mazza discuss sexual pain (both mental and physical) and the damaging standards fabricated by literature and […]

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On a Tethered Sexuality

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Fortifying the old adage “the mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master,” Rumpus intern Ashley Perez wrote an article for The Weeklings about her sexual unfolding. It begins with mental shackles and ends with physical ones. The pain, the embarrassment of never being able to orgasm, was also my fault. The pain was all I […]

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