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Posts Tagged: family

Rumpus Exclusive: “Mira Returns to Athens”

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How had he seen me upon this initial meeting? How had I seen him?

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When Background Becomes Foreground: Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown

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Chinatown comes to vivid life in Yu’s hands.

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Body Inheritance

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I needed my beauty to be invisible, either accidental or not at all.

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Larger Than Life: Talking with Alia Volz

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Alia Volz discusses her debut memoir, HOME BAKED.

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The Poem Must Forgive: E. J. Koh’s The Magical Language of Others

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Empathy and forgiveness must begin with understanding.

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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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A Tightrope Act: Frozen Charlotte by Susan de Sola

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It’s de Sola’s genuineness in portraying this tightrope act that is Frozen Charlotte’s chief virtue.

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Circuitous Journeys: Talking with Sejal Shah

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Sejal Shah discusses her debut essay collection, THIS IS ONE WAY TO DANCE.

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Fields of Light

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Light reflects differently off near and faraway objects. It’s all about the light.

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That Little Bit of Magic: A Conversation with Ramiza Shamoun Koya

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Ramiza Shamoun Koya discusses her debut novel, THE ROYAL ABDULS.

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Voices on Addiction: Call Us Beautiful

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I’m saying people can be imperfect and still be remembered as beautiful.

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Writing Small Moments: A Conversation with Suzanne Farrell Smith

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Suzanne Farrell Smith discusses her debut memoir, THE MEMORY SESSIONS.

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A Vocabulary for Apostates

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I needed to reshape the definitions of words that were used against me.

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The Joypain of Parenting: Lydia Kiesling’s The Golden State

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This is both the exercise and exorcism of motherhood.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Mary-Kim Arnold

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Mary-Kim Arnold discusses her new poetry collection, THE FISH & THE DOVE.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #213: Elizabeth Kadetsky

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“I like to engage with and argue with the research; this makes the work dynamic.”

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Everyone You Meet Is God in Drag

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If the art of drag has taught me one thing, it’s that I am not unique.

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Panning for Gold: A Conversation with C Pam Zhang

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C Pam Zhang discusses her debut novel, HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD.

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Soft Parts

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What appealed to me most about furry culture was how it created a space for softness to be worn on the outside.

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Living with Our Ghosts: A Conversation with Maisy Card

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Maisy Card discusses her debut novel, THESE GHOSTS ARE FAMILY.

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Owning the Narrative: A Conversation with Megan Fernandes

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Megan Fernandes discusses her new collection of poetry, GOOD BOYS.

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Seaweed Soup (Miyuk Gook
미역국)

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This is my mother’s soup. This is what I aim for.

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Alive and Slippery: Talking with Megan Giddings

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Megan Giddings discusses her debut novel, LAKEWOOD.

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