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Posts Tagged: family

Omayra (In Other Words)

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I wonder, then, what it is to die. Perhaps to die is a matter of location.

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A Mother Is an Intellectual Thing

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I hope, by writing this, language can jar a wound.

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In All the History of Wanting

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For what, after all, is more monstrous than a woman who wants?

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Hypocrisy Is Ripe for Stories: Talking with Melissa Scholes Young

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Melissa Scholes Young discusses her new novel, THE HIVE.

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Uncollapsing Memory: A Conversation with Vince Granata

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Vince Granata discusses his debut memoir, EVERYTHING IS FINE.

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We Are More: Show Me Your Teeth

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Despite growing up in a predominately white suburb, my family never had a white dentist.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Poor People Disappear

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Nothing is not right. There is no indication there has ever been a house.

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Playing House: A Conversation with Megan Culhane Galbraith

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Megan Culhane Galbraith discusses her debut book, THE GUILD OF THE INFANT SAVIOUR.

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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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He’s Funny That Way

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A week before our reception, three days married, I beckon Peter to come listen to the song I’ve chosen for our first dance.

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Both Trauma and Sin: Elizabeth Miki Brina’s Speak, Okinawa

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Speak, Okinawa is masterful at describing the internal dissonance that mixed race children can feel.

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Voices on Addiction: Searching for Lilacs

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It hadn’t felt like teasing. It felt the way it always did these days—that I had disappointed her.

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Nepantla and Radical Empathy: Talking with Sergio Troncoso

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Sergio Troncoso discusses his new anthology, NEPANTLA FAMILIAS.

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Working from Memories of Memories: A Conversation with Lauren Hough

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Lauren Hough discusses her debut essay collection, LEAVING ISN’T THE HARDEST THING.

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We Are More: The Docent and the Novelist

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I’ve been explaining the Armenian Genocide all my life.

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My Grandmother Glitches the Machine

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It’s true that when I speak of machines I also mean dimensions.

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We Can Be Both Torn and Whole: Talking with Jeannine Ouellette

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Jeannine Ouelette discusses her debut memoir, THE PART THAT BURNS.

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The Debt Never Promised

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I am making progress, but progress is slow.

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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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Voices on Addiction: Family Tree

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The toll I took on people I love can’t be measured. But I want to know.

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