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Posts Tagged: childhood trauma

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Morowa Yejidé

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Morowa Yejidé discusses her new novel, CREATURES OF PASSAGE.

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We Can Be Both Torn and Whole: Talking with Jeannine Ouellette

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Jeannine Ouelette discusses her debut memoir, THE PART THAT BURNS.

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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 Mini-Interview Project: Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

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“The difference with memorializing my story is that I have invited others to live it, for a moment.”

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Voices on Addiction: Thief in the Night

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Addiction steals your integrity. Your freedom, too.

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Sleeping with Myself

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I exist in a field of landmines, never quite sure when one will go off or why.

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Making It Through: A Conversation with Kelly J. Baker

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Kelly J. Baker discusses her new essay collection, FINAL GIRL.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore discusses her new book, THE FREEZER DOOR.

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We’re All Difficult Women Now: Talking with Avni Doshi

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Avni Doshi discusses her debut novel, BURNT SUGAR.

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Voices on Addiction: None of This Is Bullshit

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I was fine. No one and nothing could hurt me.

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Survival Soup

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You could say that I have trained for this pandemic all my life.

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I Had to Go There: Talking with Enzo Silon Surin

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Enzo Silon Surin discusses his debut poetry collection, WHEN MY BODY WAS A CLINCHED FIST.

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Living Memory Keepers: Talking with Alicia Elliott

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Alicia Elliott discusses her essay collection, A MIND SPREAD OUT ON THE GROUND.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Thea Matthews

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Thea Matthews discusses her debut poetry collection, UNEARTH [THE FLOWERS].

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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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Mothers and Daughters: Girl by Veronica Golos

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Bodies become something to escape from or leave behind.

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Too Earnest for Twitter: A Conversation with Cameron Esposito

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Cameron Esposito discusses her new memoir, SAVE YOURSELF.

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Losing the World

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When we begin life, language is play.

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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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Pursuing the Unattainable: A Conversation with Zaina Arafat

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Zaina Arafat discusses her debut novel, YOU EXIST TOO MUCH.

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Poetry as Archeology: Talking with Roy G. Guzmán

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Roy G. Guzmán discusses their debut collection, CATRACHOS.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Chelsea Bieker

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Chelsea Bieker discusses her debut novel, GODSHOT.

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ENOUGH: The Innocence of a Skirt Too Far Above the Knees

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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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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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