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Posts Tagged: class inequality

We Are More: Show Me Your Teeth

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Despite growing up in a predominately white suburb, my family never had a white dentist.

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The Desire for a Pain-Free Existence: Talking with Karen Tucker

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Karen Tucker discusses her debut novel, BEWILDERNESS.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Poor People Disappear

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Nothing is not right. There is no indication there has ever been a house.

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The Debt Never Promised

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I am making progress, but progress is slow.

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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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Making a Shelter of Language: A Conversation with Bhaswati Ghosh

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Bhaswati Ghosh discusses her debut novel, VICTORY COLONY, 1950.

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Why We Believe What We Believe: A Conversation with Dantiel W. Moniz

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Dantiel W. Moniz discusses her debut story collection, MILK BLOOD HEAT.

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Imposing the Life on the System: A Conversation with Eula Biss

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Eula Biss discusses her new book, HAVING AND BEING HAD.

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My Boyfriend, His Lover, and Me

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There is nothing I want more than a happy ending.

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The Best of Brevity: A Roundtable Discussion on Flash Nonfiction

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With Deesha Philyaw, Jaquira Díaz, Danielle Gellar, and Torrey Peters.

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A Chorus of Voices: Talking with Melissa Faliveno

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Melissa Faliveno discusses her debut essay collection, TOMBOYLAND.

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Identity Politics and the English Language: Naoise Dolan’s Exciting Times

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Who “owns” the English language?

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Loving Something That May Destroy Us: A Conversation with Angie Cruz

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Angie Cruz discusses her newest novel, DOMINICANA.

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Re-Contextualizing Dolly Parton in Her Full Glory: Talking with Sarah Smarsh

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Sarah Smarsh discusses her new book, SHE COME BY IT NATURAL.

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An Obligation to Dream: Talking with Noé Álvarez

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Noé Álvarez discusses his debut memoir, SPIRIT RUN.

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To Make Some Beauty: Talking with brian g. gilmore

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Poet brian g. gilmore discusses his newest collection, COME SEE ABOUT ME, MARVIN.

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No Unnecessary Touching: A Conversation with C. Kubasta

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C. Kubasta discusses her new collection, ABJECTIFICATION: STORIES & TRUTHS.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: La Yegüita

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The hit below the belt worked. A jab like that was the quickest way to protect one’s denial.

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The Privilege of Anxiety: Mark O’Connell’s Notes from an Apocalypse

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What does our “future-dread,” as O’Connell puts it, show us about our own lives in the present?

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Always the Story First: A Conversation with Jenny Bhatt

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Jenny Bhatt discusses her debut story collection, EACH OF US KILLERS.

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I Wrote a Road Trip through the Apocalypse, Then We Drove It

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I won’t say I brought this on myself, but I wrote it. I wrote it myself.

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Building and Building: Talking with Patricia Spears Jones

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Patricia Spears Jones discusses her body of work, the future of poetry, and more.

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This Off-Kilter Triangle: A Conversation with Leah Hampton

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Leah Hampton discusses her debut collection, F*CKFACE AND OTHER STORIES.

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Quiet, Radical Defiance: The Equivalents by Maggie Doherty

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Education, work, study: these were not simply a means to an end.

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