Posts Tagged: bodies

Reimagining Jesus: A Conversation with Savannah Sipple

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Savannah Sipple discusses her debut collection, WWJD AND OTHER POEMS.

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What Is Found There: Talking with Barbara Crooker and Marjorie Maddox

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Poets Barbara Crooker and Marjorie Maddox discuss their writing.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #160: Kimberly Dark

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“We are all in bed with Daddy. Gendered expectations are part of our DNA.”

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Transformations: A Conversation with Genevieve Hudson

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Genevieve Hudson discusses her debut story collection, PRETEND WE LIVE HERE.

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Our Beautiful Fragility: A Conversation with Lisa Locascio

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Lisa Locascio discusses her debut novel, OPEN ME.

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A Lumpy, Misshapen Book: Talking with Elissa Washuta

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Elissa Washuta discusses her chapbook, STARVATION MODE.

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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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Struggling toward Truth: Porochista Khakpour’s Sick

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Khakpour gathers courage, again and again, as she reaches into the most painful parts of her life, excavates them, and holds them up to the light.

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You Like That, Baby?: The Myth of Feminine Mystery

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“It’s like a damn Rubik’s cube down there!”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #135: Patrick Nathan

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“I wanted to make these characters much more complex than the individual boxes we normally see.”

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What Did You Expect, Though?

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The immune system, meant to protect a body from foreign invaders, works too assiduously, sees danger where there is none, turns on itself. Such conditions lend themselves to metaphor.

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Sylvia Plath and Reclaiming the Gaze

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Perhaps as women we are always trying to record the gaze. Marginalized people are often asked to validate our distrust, trepidation, and fear.

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ENOUGH: While the Wild Dogs in Me Strain at Their Leashes

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary people that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Becoming Bodies

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[W]e wanted something different from each other’s bodies than what was actually there, which might be why our bodies sometimes came together.

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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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How We Cycle through Our Lives: Talking with Chelsey Clammer

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Chelsey Clammer discusses her new essay collection, Circadian, her writing process, and the body as text.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Kamilah Aisha Moon

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Kamilah Aisha Moon discusses her new collection, Starshine & Clay, the power of naming, and the connection between creation and trauma.

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