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Posts Tagged: child abuse

A Fantastic Communion: Renaissance Normcore by Adèle Barclay

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Salt—the speaker’s only remains, after she dives into the ocean and sets herself free of the past.

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Intimate Characters: Talking with Laura Bogart

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Laura Bogart discusses her debut novel, DON’T YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #227: Karen Salyer McElmurray

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“You’re solving this mystery, you’re taking this journey, but that’s only an opening to another journey.”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #217: Sue William Silverman

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“Our memories are always in flux.”

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The Rumpus Interview Mini-Interview Project #216: Corinne Manning

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“I’ve never had a book happen to me the way WE HAD NO RULES did.”

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Poetics of Lineage

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I see the birds. I feel my body, splitting from its spirit, lying in the grass.

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ENOUGH: They Have So Many Ways to Keep Us Quiet

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

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Both Reckoning and Embrace: Dorianne Laux’s Only As The Day Is Long

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As the book continues, [Laux] traces a growing understanding of loss.

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Where Speech Fails Us: Talking with Martin Jude Farawell

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Poet Martin Jude Farawell discusses his debut full-length collection, ODD BOY.

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Negotiating Girlhood: A Conversation with Jaquira Díaz

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Jaquira Díaz discusses her debut memoir, ORDINARY GIRLS.

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ENOUGH: Good Girls Don’t Sing

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

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Everyone You Love Is Broke: The Not Wives by Carley Moore

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How do you go on when the losses seem unbearable?

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Amber van de Bunt

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Amber van de Bunt discusses her debut memoir, OVERCOME.

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ENOUGH: Beneath the Towering Pines

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

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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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The Supplicant Undertaker

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Is it too much to ask: a girl to want her father to keep his feet firmly in the soil of the living?

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Intersecting and Diverging Narratives: Talking with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses her forthcoming anthology, WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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Free Indirect Suicide: An Unfinished Fugue in H Minor

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I want a PhD in how to want, effortlessly, to be alive.

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Peripheral Terror: Total Recall by Samantha Giles

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There is horror in how a memory can be altered or rendered “false” by exterior forces.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #163: Padma Venkatraman

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“Stories have a power science doesn’t.”

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