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Posts Tagged: chronic illness

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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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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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Amy Mackelden and Dr. Dylan Jaggard

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“We wanted to give voice to people who are often spoken for.”

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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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What to Read When You or Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness

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Molly Spencer shares a reading list to celebrate HINGE.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Molly Spencer

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Molly Spencer discusses her new collection, HINGE.

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Revisiting and Reinventing the Body: A Conversation with Destiny O. Birdsong

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Destiny O. Birdsong discusses her debut poetry collection, NEGOTIATIONS.

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Divestment

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Secrecy stitched us a fraudulent reality. Denial masqueraded as hope.

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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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A Little Bit Irreverent, a Little Bit Truthful: Talking with Megan Cummins

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Megan Cummins discusses her debut story collection, IF THE BODY ALLOWS IT.

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On Shapeshifting and Surrender: A Conversation with Abi Palmer

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Abi Palmer discusses her new book, SANATORIUM.

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When Background Becomes Foreground: Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown

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Chinatown comes to vivid life in Yu’s hands.

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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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Losing Paradise

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What my mind cannot yet fathom, my body already knows.

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This Huge, Colossal Joy: A Conversation with Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison

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Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison discuss their work.

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Interrogating Grief: A Converstion with Victoria Chang

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Victoria Chang discusses her new poetry collection, OBIT.

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Queer Logic: Females and My Autobiography of Carson McCullers

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“Everyone is female, and everyone hates it.” A provocation. An invitation.

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Turning and Turning: Jericho Brown’s The Tradition

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[T]his is a book in direct conversation with literary tradition.

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