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Posts Tagged: domestic violence

The Debt Never Promised

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I am making progress, but progress is slow.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Randa Jarrar

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Randa Jarrar discusses her new memoir, LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY.

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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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The Violent and the Sensual: original kink by Jubi Arriola-Headley

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Violence can be turned around, turned into pleasure, or an act of freedom, or an act of defiance.

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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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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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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sumita Chakraborty

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Sumita Chakraborty discusses her debut collection, ARROW.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Sacred Stories”

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All anyone really wants is to be seen and heard, and yet we avoid seeing and hearing others every day.

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Intimate Characters: Talking with Laura Bogart

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Laura Bogart discusses her debut novel, DON’T YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Lauren J. Sharkey

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Lauren J. Sharkey discusses her debut novel, INCONVENIENT DAUGHTER.

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Let Our Rage Become a Storm: Kelly Grace Thomas’s Boat Burned

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In this collection, women are “vesseled,” carrying the burdens of our culture.

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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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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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On Tragedy and Strength: Making Space for Our Stories

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I love that—working towards not having regret, in art and in life.

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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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The Proustian Wilbur Bud

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We all will have lost something in the forgetting.

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Both Reckoning and Embrace: Dorianne Laux’s Only As The Day Is Long

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As the book continues, [Laux] traces a growing understanding of loss.

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Stories We Tell Ourselves: A Conversation with Miranda Popkey

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Miranda Popkey discusses her debut novel, TOPICS OF CONVERSATION.

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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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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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