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All These Ostriches: A Conversation with R. Eric Thomas

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R. Eric Thomas discusses his debut memoir-in-essays, HERE FOR IT.

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You Have to Look For It: A Conversation with Cameron Dezen Hammon

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Cameron Dezen Hammon discusses her debut memoir, THIS IS MY BODY.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Chrissy Stroop and Lauren O’Neal

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Co-editors Chrissy Stroop and Lauren O’Neal discuss their new anthology, EMPTY THE PEWS.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Malcolm Tariq

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Malcolm Tariq discusses his debut collection, HEED THE HOLLOW.

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Leveling Up: A Conversation with Lyz Lenz

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Lyz Lenz discusses her debut book, GOD LAND.

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Truth through Fiction: Talking with Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Nicole Dennis-Benn discusses her second novel, PATSY.

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Look at How the Bullets Have Missed

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I praise everyone I can still touch, their warmth a violent protest against the cold weapons of death.

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Guns or No Guns: Mental Health Crisis in Schools

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I do the best I can to reach out to those I see isolated or disturbed, but I have to also be careful I don’t make myself a target.

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How The Keepers Reframes Confession as a Feminist Act

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Critics have noted how The Keepers is similar to other prestige documentaries but with a significant difference—its focus on the victims and their stories.

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Daddy Issues

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What I’m saying is I was a fucking wreck and it’s not my dad’s fault.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Rosalie Moffett

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Rosalie Moffett discusses her new collection June in Eden, writing humor in poetry, using contemporary references, and trying to understand the world.

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The Rumpus Interview with Jerald Walker

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Jerald Walker discusses his memoir, The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult, the story of his childhood in The Worldwide Church of God, and how the act of writing delivered him from bitterness.

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An Open Letter to My Brother, A Trump Supporter

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Dear John, I, like so many other Americans, spent the past weeks worrying, crying, and searching for the people around me that I loved so they could be beacons when I felt most battered. I did not seek you out, did not call or text you, did not respond to your victory message because I […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Garrard Conley

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Garrard Conley, author of the new memoir Boy Erased, discusses growing up in the deep South, mothers, writing for change, and political delusions.

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Safety Rope

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No touching unless he touches you. No touching where people can see. No touching unless dared to touch. Brad makes the rules, but never says them aloud.

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Podcatcher #1: Oh No, Ross and Carrie!

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In the first installment of our new column all about podcasts, we talk with Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy of Oh No, Ross and Carrie!.

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