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What to Read When You’re Living in a Female Body

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Marcia Trahan shares a reading list to celebrate MERCY: A MEMOIR OF MEDICAL TRAUMA AND TRUE CRIME OBSESSION.

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Variants of Unknown Significance

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My gynecologist won’t stop bothering me about getting a genetic test done.

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What to Read When You Feel Too Much

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Rachel Vorona Cote shares a reading list to celebrate TOO MUCH.

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What to Read When You Are Searching for Community

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Contributors to A MAP IS ONLY ONE STORY share reading recommendations.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jenn Shapland

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Jenn Shapland discusses MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON MCCULLERS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #205: Beth Alvarado

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“For me, when I write nonfiction, my mind moves from the outside to the inside.”

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Danez Smith

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Danez Smith discusses their new collection, HOMIE.

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Language Is Material: A Conversation with Simon(e) van Saarloos

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Simon(e) van Saarloos discusses PLAYING MONOGAMY.

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Lesbian Poetry’s Vatic Voices: The Specter of Ecocatastrophe

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Change happens. It is dramatic. Poetry transformed lesbian lives.

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A Time and a Place: Talking with Faylita Hicks

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Faylita Hicks discusses her debut poetry collection, HOODWITCH.

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What to Read When You’re Mad Enough to Burn It Down

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Lilly Dancyger shares a reading list to celebrate BURN IT DOWN: WOMEN WRITING ABOUT ANGER.

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Laying Bare Our Truths: A Conversation with Marika Lindholm

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Marika Lindholm discusses WE GOT THIS: SOLO MOM STORIES OF GRIT, HEART, AND HUMOR.

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What to Read When You’re Looking for Desire

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Melissa Matthewson shares a reading list to celebrate TRACING THE DESIRE LINE.

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What to Read When the Patriarchy’s Got You Down

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Contributors to INDELIBLE IN THE HIPPOCAMPUS share a reading list to fight the patriarchy blues.

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What to Read When You’re Crip and Unafraid

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Meg Day and Niki Herd share a reading list to celebrate LAURA HERSHEY: ON THE LIFE & WORK OF AN AMERICAN MASTER.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Nicole Dennis-Benn discusses her second novel, PATSY.

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A Live Ember: Stephanie Strickland’s How the Universe Is Made

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Over time, Strickland’s lines themselves grow wild, less uniform in their patterns of indentation. Like root structures deep in the ground, they branch in many directions.

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Mixed Feelings: A Valentine to Aging Women

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Letting go of these ideas about a woman’s value feels like the obvious thing to do, but it’s really hard.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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How to Become a Poet: A Conversation with Ashley M. Jones

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“You don’t have to drink yourself into the Great American Poetry Masterpiece.”

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We’re All Unreliable Narrators: Talking with R.O. Kwon

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R.O. Kwon discusses her debut novel, THE INCENDIARIES.

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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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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Feminism

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We here at The Rumpus matriarchy are celebrating all of our feminist “mothers” this Mother’s Day!

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These Places Surround Me: Talking with Quintan Ana Wikswo

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Quintan Ana Wikswo discusses her novel, A Long Curving Scar Where the Heart Should Be, delving into the facets of trauma, and her creative processes.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Women’s History

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Rumpus editors select writing that speaks to women’s history—past, present, and future.

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What to Read When You Want to Read about Feminist Saints

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A list from Julia Pierpont to celebrate the release of The Little Book of Feminist Saints.

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The Text Is My Body: A Conversation with Gabrielle Civil

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Performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil discusses her book, Swallow the Fish, how technology has shaped reactions to female nudity, and the importance of risking change.

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More Than Just a Single Identity: A Conversation with Camille T. Dungy

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Camille T. Dungy discusses her prose debut, Guidebook to Relative Strangers, traveling across America as a black mother, and spaces of inclusion and exclusion.

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