Posts Tagged: essay collection

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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Being in the Room: Talking with Kendra Allen

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Kendra Allen discusses her debut essay collection, WHEN YOU LEARN THE ALPHABET.

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Navigating by the Right Stars: A Conversation with Briallen Hopper

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Briallen Hopper discusses her debut collection, HARD TO LOVE: ESSAYS AND CONFESSIONS.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Esmé Weijun Wang

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Esmé Weijun Wang discusses THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.

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Through the Translator’s Lens: Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough’s Objects of Affection

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For Hryniewicz-Yarbrough, language provides a stronger connection with the past than nationality alone.

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The Internal and the External: A Conversation with Wendy Willis

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Wendy Willis discusses her new essay collection, THESE ARE STRANGE TIMES, MY DEAR.

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A Subjective Magic: Jenny Boully’s Betwixt-and-Between

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Boully splays open her own torso and readers divine what they need to from the spill of her organs.

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Off the Interstate, into Real Experience: Talking with Erica Trabold

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Erica Trabold discusses her debut essay collection, FIVE PLOTS.

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Building the Muscle: A Conversation with Kristi Coulter

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Kristi Coulter discusses her debut essay collection, NOTHING GOOD CAN COME FROM THIS.

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A Megaphone for a Generation: Coming of Age at the End of Nature

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[T]his generation is no longer sure that the future will be better than the past.

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Lessons from a Life: Alexander Chee’s How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

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[T]he effect of reading Chee’s essays is to be reminded of why we write, but also, why we read, even in these times of never-ending distress.

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Here’s Your Beginning: A Conversation with Lynn Freed

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Lynn Freed discussions her recent essay collection, The Romance of Elsewhere, the importance of a good first sentence, and the risks involved in writing irony.

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Carving Out Enough Space on the Cloud: Talking with Hanif Abdurraqib

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Hanif Abdurraqib discusses They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, honoring survival by showing up, and refusing to be governed by genre.

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Navigating Empathy: Camille T. Dungy’s Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History

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Luckily for us, Dungy’s increase in empathy and experience coincides with her embrace of the braided essay: her thinking crashes people, places, and ideas against each other in unexpected and adventurous ways.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Samantha Irby

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Samantha Irby discusses her new essay collection, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, all that comes along with writing about your life, and reading great horror books.

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The Rumpus Interview with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses Abandon Me, confessional writing, Billie Holiday, reenacting trauma, cataloguing narratives, and searching for identity.

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The Rumpus Book Club Interviews Hilton Als

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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Hilton Als about his new collection White Girls, an intriguing amalgam of fiction, essay, and memoir.

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