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From the Archive: Unbound

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It’s always been ground glass, scraping against my insides. I imagine a light held to the place where I open would illuminate a mess of torn flesh, throbbing red-wet.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Nefertiti Asanti

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“…each month I embrace a kind of death within my womb that offers me a life I can live with.”

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Stained with Autobiography: Talking with Christopher Gonzalez

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Christopher Gonzalez discusses his debut story collection, I’M NOT HUNGRY BUT I COULD EAT.

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Writing from the Bottom: Active Reception by Noah Ross

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Active Reception writes into the place where language fails.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: On Sight

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You stood and put your hair up. It made you a different man. You got hard and decided you were why.

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Projective Wonder: Imagine Us, the Swarm by Muriel Leung

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The individual and the crowd might prove as false a binary as anything else, even that [perforated] line sketched between poetry and prose.

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Birth Stories: Kendra DeColo’s I Am Not Trying to Hide My Hungers from the World

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The speaker is both ruthlessly in her body and simultaneously elsewhere.

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Felt Space

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If I were to stare into a mirror, I’m not sure I would see anything back.

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Pick Your Pleasure: Talking with Liz Asch

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Liz Asch discusses her new book, YOUR SALT ON MY LIPS.

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Bones of Buried Kings

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What makes a body violable? This jaw, a piece of evidence. This body, the remains of a life.

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Tracing the Wolf

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To brand myself with something I feared and sought to subdue seemed like a reclamation.

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ENOUGH: Body of Water

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A Rumpus series of work by women, trans, and nonbinary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Hopeful Acts: Talking with Krys Malcolm Belc

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Krys Malcolm Belc discusses his debut memoir, THE NATURAL MOTHER OF THE CHILD.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Karen Salyer McElmurray

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“The grief felt like giving birth, these waves of pain and then receiving.”

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Soft Butch”

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For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be strong, to be tough. I didn’t want to be soft.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Shannon McLeod

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“In my own experience, anxiety entails dwelling on the past.”

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A Space of Sanctuary: Mother Country by Elana Bell

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The body, like a country, holds so much, and all at once.

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The Lure of the Process: Talking with Chang-rae Lee

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Chang-rae Lee discusses his new novel, MY YEAR ABROAD.

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Belonging Is Everything: Talking with Georgina Lawton

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Georgina Lawton discusses her debut memoir, RACELESS.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Randa Jarrar

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Randa Jarrar discusses her new memoir, LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY.

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Claiming Space to Matter: Talking with Jennifer Berney

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Jennifer Berney discusses her debut memoir, THE OTHER MOTHERS.

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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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