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Posts Tagged: family dysfunction

The Benefit of Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Talking with Joshua Henkin

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Joshua Henkin discusses his new novel, MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS.

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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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Writing toward Meaning: A Conversation with Ethel Rohan

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Ethel Rohan discusses her new story collection, IN THE EVENT OF CONTACT.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Adrienne Christian

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Adrienne Christian discusses her newest collection, WORN.

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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 Mini-Interview Project #76: Chris Tusa

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Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, Chris Tusa’s second novel, In the City of Falling Stars (Livingston Press, September 2016), tells a tale of paranoia and intrigue. Maurice Delahoussaye witnesses dead birds falling from the sky, and becomes convinced the air is toxic. With equal parts humor and depravity, the novel chronicles a fractured family amidst a […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #71: Kris D’Agostino

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In Kris D’Agostino’s second novel, The Antiques, he returns to familiar forms: A dysfunctional family whose members are in various stages of arrested development; a generational home in upstate New York; and the absurdity of life in its most darkly comedic moments. Here, the three grown (yet hardly mature) children of the Westfall family reunite […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Naomi Jackson

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Naomi Jackson discusses her debut novel, The Star Side of Bird Hill, how she approached writing about mental illness and its affects on a family, and choosing to to tell a story from multiple perspectives.

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