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Posts Tagged: erasure

It’s about Choices: Talking with Donika Kelly

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Donika Kelly discusses her new poetry collection, THE RENUNCIATIONS.

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Not Looking Away: The State She’s In by Lesley Wheeler

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But look at this poet-speaker speaking the unspeakable!

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with torrin greathouse

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torrin a. greathouse discusses her debut collection, WOUND FROM THE MOUTH OF A WOUND.

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Out-of-Body Recognition: A Conversation with JinJin Xu

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JinJin Xu discusses her debut chapbook, THERE IS STILL SINGING IN THE AFTERLIFE.

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Misery Loves Company: A Conversation with Sarah J. Sloat

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Sarah J. Sloat discusses her new collection of erasure poetry, HOTEL ALMIGHTY.

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Out of What Remains: Talking with Jacinta V. White

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Jacinta V. White discusses her collection of poetry, RESURRECTING THE BONES.

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Identity as a Hall of Mirrors: Descent by Lauren Russell

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This book is a marriage of the real world and the imagination, the nexus of nonfiction and fiction.

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Masters of Movement: A Conversation with Morgan Jerkins

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Morgan Jerkins discusses her new book, WANDERING IN STRANGE LANDS.

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How Patterns Break: Talking with Linda Bierds

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Poet Linda Bierds discusses her newest collection, THE HARDY TREE.

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Art, Action, and Redaction: A Conversation with Isobel O’Hare

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Isobel O’Hare discusses her debut full-length collection, ALL THIS CAN BE YOURS.

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When the Sh*t Hits the Fan: A Conversation with Percival Everett

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Percival Everett discusses his newest work, THE BOOK OF TRAINING BY COLONEL HAP THOMPSON.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Black History

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Rumpus editors share for their favorite writing that speaks to black history, past and present.

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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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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Aurvi Sharma

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Aurvi Sharma discusses her memoir-in-progress, finding inspiration in ancient women’s voices, and writing against erasure.

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Sunday Rumpus Poetry: Six Erasure Poems by Alison Thumel

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Give amnesty. / Which birthright / is perpetual / and whose is made? / One sentence / should be kept: / I had a body / to believe.

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It Was a Joke

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In an essay on author authenticity for The Millions, Alcy Levy examines Percival Everett’s satirical novel Erasure—about a black author whose own satirical novel is taken seriously—in light of recent literary identity shake-ups such as James Frey and Michael Derrick Hudson, who changed his name to Yi-Fen Chou to get a poem published: This exposes a major […]

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Bringing Asexuality to YA Fiction

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Asexuality is often left out from discussions around queer visibility in pop culture. At Bitch Media, Lucy Mihajlich shares how she was told by an agent that her young adult dystopian trilogy, Interface, could be the next Hunger Games—but that it needed romance: It’s particularly hard to find asexual characters in young adult fiction, which is […]

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