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Posts Tagged: Asian American

Moments of Reawakening: Talking with Cathy Park Hong

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Cathy Park Hong discusses MINOR FEELINGS: AN ASIAN AMERICAN RECKONING.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Mary-Kim Arnold

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Mary-Kim Arnold discusses her new poetry collection, THE FISH & THE DOVE.

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An Oasis from the Constant Noise of Life: Talking with Alexandra Chang

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Alexandra Chang discusses her debut novel, DAYS OF DISTRACTION.

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Karmic Moments: A Conversation with Christina Chiu

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Christina Chiu discusses her forthcoming novel, BEAUTY.

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What Would a Woman of Color Do?

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How do we transcend generations of trauma and let go of our burdensome past?

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The Brink of Unbearable: Careen by Grace Shuyi Liew

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[I]t is as if I am learning a new language with each poem.

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So Funny It Kills: Getting Serious with Leland Cheuk

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Leland Cheuk discusses his new novel, NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sally Wen Mao

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Sally Wen Mao discusses her new collection, OCULUS.

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What’s Between the Covers: A Conversation with Naben Ruthnum

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Naben Ruthnum discusses CURRY: EATING, READING, AND RACE and FIND YOU IN THE DARK.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #144: Cathy Linh Che

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“I think a safe space is one of deep listening and deep caring.”

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project #137: Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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“Admitting a love or joy, or yes, wonder for the natural world is, especially as a woman of color, one of the most vulnerable things we can do.”

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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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The Unexpected Feminism of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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Perhaps it’s more productive then to think about Rebecca’s craziness as a source of sanity in a crazy world in which women are routinely disregarded.

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Both Outsider and Participant: Thousand Star Hotel by Bao Phi

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In Thousand Star Hotel, the bilingual writer’s struggle with expressing himself in English becomes a metaphor for the immigrant’s struggle with navigating the host nation’s hostile-yet-lucrative social terrain.

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STRIPPERDADDY

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My thoughts hovered above the scene pondering the reasons why and time felt like the waves of a puddle lapping against cracked asphalt.

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In Between the In-Between: Talking with Jenny Zhang

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Jenny Zhang discusses her story collection Sour Heart, trying to escape the past, collective versus individual responsibility for trauma, and love as imprisonment.

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A Funny Inevitability: In Conversation with Siel Ju

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Siel Ju discusses her debut novel-in-stories, Cake Time, the difference between our online selves and real-life selves, and who she hopes will read her work.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Tamiko Nimura

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Tamiko Nimura talks about the influence of history, memory, and silence on her work; creating a private MFA for herself; and writing a generational memoir.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Chen Chen

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Chen Chen discusses his new collection When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, playing the game white supremacy has set up, and if God is trying and failing to be a cool dad.

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