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Posts Tagged: election 2016

Beyond Anger and Sorrow: On Poetry, Pleasure, Politics, and Offense

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A poetry of coalition building: how would that sound?

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Mary-Kim Arnold

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Mary-Kim Arnold discusses her new poetry collection, THE FISH & THE DOVE.

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Finding Hope in Resistance: Talking with Amy Roost

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Co-editor Amy Roost discusses the anthology FURY: WOMEN’S LIVED EXPERIENCES DURING THE TRUMP ERA.

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A Political Pregnancy

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Are my choices in this culture so firmly dictated by my ability to give birth?

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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 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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Between Sex and Death: Deborah Landau’s Soft Targets

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Survival, for Landau, is both instinctual and ultimately pointless.

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Turning Purple: Blood Feast

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It isn’t until I look at my wife’s face that I can feel my own fear.

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You Are Your Own Director: A Conversation with Karen Finley

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Karen Finley discusses her most recent book, GRABBING PUSSY.

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The Thread: The Stories We’ve Been Told

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It’s just their story, and we don’t have to believe a word of it.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #175: Mira Jacob

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“I wanted it to feel like it was done with urgency because it was.”

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Shana Cleveland’s Grandma’s Hats

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It’s such a powerful symbol of who she was.

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A Female, Bone-Deep Obsession: Talking with Jennifer Martelli

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Jennifer Martelli discusses her new collection of poetry, MY TARANTELLA.

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Stories of Survival: A Conversation with Katya Cengel

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Katya Cengel discusses her new book, EXILED.

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Breaking the Rules: A Conversation with Amy B. Scher

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Amy B. Scher discusses her memoir, This Is How I Save My Life, what to do when all available treatments have failed, Trump’s presidency, and the power to heal.

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Identity Theft

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In the past year, the writing process has become, for me, a way to navigate between the present and the past, between what I have access to and what I will never know.

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What Did You Expect, Though?

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The immune system, meant to protect a body from foreign invaders, works too assiduously, sees danger where there is none, turns on itself. Such conditions lend themselves to metaphor.

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I Dated Bad Men Till a Bad Man Became President

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Their dishonesty and danger was easier to look past then. The world had not yet shifted. But then it did, and I woke up.

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The Burden of Teachable Moments

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My voice begins to crack so I clear my throat. I look at each one of the girls one by one. The heat in me rises. My skin feels like the Texas pavement in July.

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Playing God: A Conversation with Daniel Olivas

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Daniel Olivas discusses his recent short story collection, The King of Lighting Fixtures, writing humor, and the role of religion in his work.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Barbara Jane Reyes

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Barbara Jane Reyes discusses her new collection Invocation to Daughters, poly-vocality in poetry, and the importance of centering women’s voices.

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