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Acts of Love: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

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Zauner’s memoir is not a performance, but an act of love, including all the dirty little bits that come with it.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Laraine Herring

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“That’s the power of art, I think. It is transformative. It can love us all back home.”

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Claiming Our Untold Stories: Talking with Gina Frangello

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Gina Frangello discusses her debut memoir, BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN.

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Voices on Addiction: Family Tree

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The toll I took on people I love can’t be measured. But I want to know.

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The Hope of Time: Talking with Judith H. Montgomery

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Judith H. Montgomery discusses her latest poetry collection, MERCY.

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Fool Me Once

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The first time I had my breasts removed was hard. The second time, less so.

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Deep Wells: A Conversation with Rebecca McClanahan

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Rebecca McClanahan discusses her new memoir-in-essays, IN THE KEY OF NEW YORK CITY.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #224: Marcia Trahan

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“Memoir is about recreating the complexities of a life.”

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Body Inheritance

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I needed my beauty to be invisible, either accidental or not at all.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “The Beautiful Dead”

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It was personal, as the detectives on my favorite shows always said.

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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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Bald-headed Muthaf*cker

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Healing is slow. Fast. Slow again.

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That Little Bit of Magic: A Conversation with Ramiza Shamoun Koya

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Ramiza Shamoun Koya discusses her debut novel, THE ROYAL ABDULS.

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It’s a Beautiful (Toxic) Life

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My defensiveness has never been what’s saved me.

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Father Time Is Undefeated

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It’s a strange thing, seeing a reliable machine fail. Seeing a hero crash to earth.

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Rice Cake Love

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I’ll always wish for one last dim sum, one more time to hear the words “I love you, too.”

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Voices on Addiction: Jokerman

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My family rarely throws the word addiction around. If we do, it is whispered.

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Translating Desire: The Erotic-Macabre Poetry of Joyce Mansour

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…women’s writing has often been deemed too dark, too sultry, too frigid, too hysterical.

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Otherwordly: Talking with Rosebud Ben-Oni

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Rosebud Ben-Oni discusses her new collection, TURN AROUND, BRXGHT XYXS.

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Turning Purple: Blood Feast

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It isn’t until I look at my wife’s face that I can feel my own fear.

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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 Mini-Interview Project #192: Lara Vapnyar

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“This novel is my most intimate and biographical.”

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