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Posts Tagged: domestic abuse

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #218: Rufi Thorpe

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“It doesn’t matter your gender or your sexual orientation; you can disorder your eating.”

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Within the Scope

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While my friends write their truths in nearby cabins, I wear my silence like a bulletproof vest.

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Your Schooling Is Your Voice: Talking with Abi Daré

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Abi Daré discusses her debut novel, THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE.

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Exceptional Pain and Power: Lima :: Limón by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

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See how visceral? Before I opened this book, I felt I was already inside it.

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The Proustian Wilbur Bud

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We all will have lost something in the forgetting.

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Living the Unknown: Carmen Maria Machado’s In the Dream House

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I needed this book. Maybe you will, too.

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The Thread: Ghosts at the Door

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Ghosts, like women as people, are just a theory.

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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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Telling Our Truths: A Conversation with Shaindel Beers

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Shaindel Beers discusses her third collection, SECURE YOUR OWN MASK.

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ENOUGH: A Bonfire of Blossoms, A Pile of Ash

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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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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #161: Andrea Baker

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“I had to save my own life. I had the right to save my own life.”

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Tracing a Lineage of Violence: Talking with D.M. Aderibigbe

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D.M. Aderibigbe discusses his debut poetry collection, HOW THE END FIRST SHOWED.

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These Places Surround Me: Talking with Quintan Ana Wikswo

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Quintan Ana Wikswo discusses her novel, A Long Curving Scar Where the Heart Should Be, delving into the facets of trauma, and her creative processes.

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The Peep King’s Legacy: A Family Portrait

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The day after Hugh Hefner died, I received a text from my sister that our grandfather was starring alongside James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal in HBO’s new series, The Deuce.

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Finding the Finally: Alice Anderson Discusses Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away

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Alice Anderson on her memoir, Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away, drag, and motherhood.

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The Rumpus Interview with Micah Perks

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Micah Perks talks about her new novel, What Becomes Us, America’s cultural and mythical heritage, and why every novel is a political novel.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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This week at Guernica’s newly re-designed website, author Jean McGarry has a short story, “Come to Me,” about an abusive relationship and the tangled dynamics of power and devotion that can hold its victims in place. That was day four; on day one, I found underwear, not my own, in my underwear drawer. Are you […]

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Dedicate Your No-Trump Vote: Michelle Hoover

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You see, when a man believes he has the power to grant a woman personhood by admiring her looks or her body’s use to him… he also believes he has the power to take it away. Trump believes he has this power.

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