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Posts Tagged: fairy tales

ENOUGH: The Color of the Cast

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A Rumpus series of work by women, trans, and nonbinary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Rumpus Exclusive: Cover Reveal for Flight Risk

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An exclusive look at the cover of Joy Castro’s forthcoming novel, FLIGHT RISK.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Molly Spencer

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Molly Spencer discusses her new collection, HINGE.

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On Relic and Recovery: A Conversation with Kimiko Hahn

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Poet Kimiko Hahn discusses her new collection, FOREIGN BODIES.

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No Unnecessary Touching: A Conversation with C. Kubasta

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C. Kubasta discusses her new collection, ABJECTIFICATION: STORIES & TRUTHS.

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On Hauntings and Huntings: Talking with Jihyun Yun

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Jihyun Yun discusses her debut poetry collection, SOME ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #231: Ruth O. Saxton

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“While the past remains always present, old women exist in the present.”

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Wild Animals

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I searched in its beady eyes and tried to find a motherly warmth.

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Who Has the Most to Lose?: A Conversation with Julian K. Jarboe

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Julian K. Jarboe discusses EVERYONE ON THE MOON IS ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #202: Michelle Steinbeck

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“I wanted every reader to see her or his own story.”

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Writing Resistance: A Conversation with J. Kasper Kramer

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J. Kasper Kramer discusses her debut novel, THE STORY THAT CANNOT BE TOLD.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Kimberly Lojewksi

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Kimberly Lojewski discusses WORM FIDDLING NOCTURNE IN THE KEY OF A BROKEN HEART.

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Any Day Now: A Conversation with Anjali Sachdeva

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Anjali Sachdeva discusses her debut story collection, ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD.

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Just Doing It: A Conversation with Daniel Ortberg

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Mallory Ortberg discusses their new book, The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror, what it means to be a self-taught writer, and questioning gender.

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At the Boundaries of Genre: Talking with Lily Hoang

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Lily Hoang discusses her first essay collection, A Bestiary, the importance of genre, and the lessons of teaching.

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The Woman Behind the Curtain Pulling the Levers: Talking with Zinzi Clemmons

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Zinzi Clemmons on What We Lose, representations of blackness, and life’s influences on writing.

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Reinventing Motherhood and Re-Dreaming Reality: Talking with Ariel Gore

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Ariel Gore discusses her new novel We Were Witches, why capitalism and the banking system are the real enemies, and finding the limits between memoir and fiction.

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It’s Never Too Late to Be Found: A Conversation with Rene Denfeld

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Rene Denfeld discusses her latest book, The Child Finder, the ways in which trauma traps us, and the important role of imagination in finding resilience and escape.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #79: Kelcey Parker Ervick

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The woman whose face appears on the Czech five-hundred koruna doesn’t appear there without consequence. During the late 19th century, politically active Božena Němcová was an innovator of Czech literature. Twenty-first century writer Kelcey Parker Ervick continues Němcová’s legacy in her own fairy tale-like work: a biographical collage, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová. Comprised […]

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Personal, Political, and Poetic: A Conversation with Susan Briante

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Susan Briante discusses The Market Wonders, her newest collection of poetry in which she draws on market indicators like the Dow Jones Industrial Average to construct a criticism of contemporary culture.

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Fairy Tales, Trauma, Writing into Dissociation

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Our bodies are incredible and intelligent things.

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Fairytales Still Make Our Skin Crawl

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Fairytales can be seen as formulaic, but these formulas provide the bones for modern writers to fill in as they please; adaptations of classic fairytales are still making bestseller lists and hitting the box office every few months, showing how versatile these classic tales can be, as Lincoln Michel points out over at the Guardian. The nondescript […]

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Jennifer Whitaker

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Jennifer Whitaker discusses her new collection The Blue Hour, persona poems, the violence in fairy tales, and writing about sexual abuse.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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What’s a witch? Green skin, warts, and broomsticks? A hag bent over a foul, steaming cauldron? A cold-blooded queen in a wardrobe? One thing’s for certain: witches are feared and powerful. And they’re women. Maybe being a witch isn’t so bad after all. In a new story, “Nights in the Forest,” at the YA lit mag […]

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