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Posts Tagged: family

From the Archive: The Dark All Around Us

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There is still light in the dark. This is the paradox that Little Bear has to accept in order to fall asleep.

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From the Archive: Rumpus Original Fiction—The Christmas Party

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I laugh. My laugh, this thing that sounds better on somebody else.

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Turning the Lights On

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I feel guilt in the not good enough I carry alongside the not bad enough.

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Searching for Sleeper Trains

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There aren’t enough trains in Los Angeles. Not enough for me to sleep.

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Before

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The mind, you see, wants better weather. The mind wants to believe what suits it best.

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You Can’t Stop Rivers from Running: Talking with Rajiv Mohabir

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Rajiv Mohabir discusses ANTIMAN and CUTLISH.

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Bringing to Light: A Gathering and Tethering of Memory in Darla Himeles’s Cleave

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Poems echo, rebound, and speak to one another.

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Wow, Mom!: Mom Genes by Abigail Tucker

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The best books I have read about motherhood have not reassured me that these feelings will resolve.

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Creating a Fractured Whole: Megan Culhane Galbraith’s The Guild of the Infant Saviour

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To have lost, found, and then lost again seems especially wrenching, a kind of unmothering.

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Performing Violence: A Conversation with Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

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Jocelyn Nicole Johnson discusses her debut story collection, MY MONTICELLO.

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Trying to See a Future: Talking with Beth Gilstrap

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Beth Gilstrap discusses her new story collection, DEADHEADING.

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Searching for Who We Want to Be: A Conversation with Trisha R. Thomas

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Trisha R. Thomas discusses her new novel, WHAT PASSES AS LOVE.

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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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