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Starting with Fire: A Conversation with Mai Der Vang

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Mai Der Vang discusses her new poetry collection, YELLOW RAIN.

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Acts of Love: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

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Zauner’s memoir is not a performance, but an act of love, including all the dirty little bits that come with it.

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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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The More Painful Absence: Keema Waterfield’s Inside Passage

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In this lush and raw account, musicians play, voices harmonize and then separate again, town after Alaska town rolls by… and Waterfield searches for home.

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The Tragedy of Hope: Talking with Willa C. Richards

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Willa C. Richards discusses her debut novel, THE COMFORT OF MONSTERS.

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Not Defined by Grief: A Conversation with Julie Marie Wade

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Julie Marie Wade discusses her newest poetry collection, SKIRTED.

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The Isolation of Millennial Life: Ancco’s Nineteen

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Nineteen is a book that’s by turns smart, sad, and scathing.

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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: “The Human”

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Man was living on the moon but Medicare was still a disaster.

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Writing to Heal: Talking with Emilly Prado

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Emilly Prado discusses her debut essay collection, FUNERAL FOR FLACA.

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We Are More: Shattering the Ethnic Monolith Myth in The Gimmicks

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To say the past is in the past ignores the abundant ways it controls their lived experience.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Barong

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Appearance aside, my boss took his work seriously.

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Malus Domestica

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Apples do not grow “true to seed,” meaning that what you put in the ground isn’t always what comes back out of it.

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Poetry as Incantation: Talking with Andrea Actis

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Andrea Actis discusses her debut book, GREY ALL OVER.

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Making Space for Curiosity: A Conversation with Pik-Shuen Fung

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Pik-Shuen Fung discusses her debut novel, GHOST FOREST.

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Accidental Altars

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Choose, the specter points in opposite directions.

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The Ugly Side of Ambition: A Conversation with Joy Lanzendorfer

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Joy Lanzendorfer discusses her debut novel, RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Daddies and Sons

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When Jeb was old enough to have a family of his own, he hardly ever laid hands on his boys.

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The Legality of Love

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I remember when I learned there is a syntax to love.

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Experience What We Experience: A Conversation with Adam Thompson

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Adam Thompson discusses his debut story collection, BORN INTO THIS.

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That’s the Metaphor: A Conversation with Kendra Allen

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Kendra Allen discusses her debut poetry collection, THE COLLECTION PLATE.

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How Beautiful and Rough: A Conversation with Ashley C. Ford

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Ashley C. Ford discusses her debut memoir, SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER.

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Cherry Blossom Girl

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Her name was Ing Hua. Literal translation: Cherry Blossom.

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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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