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Posts Tagged: fathers

Joy in Persistence: Siri Hustvedt on Writing and the Need for Adaptive Grandiosity

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Everyone, even the most tell-all writer, withholds something in the interests of protecting herself or others, but my interest in my own stories has always been to use them to illustrate larger stories about the culture . . .

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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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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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Gods Arrive Where We Pay Attention: A Conversation with Avni Vyas

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Avni Vyas discusses her debut poetry collection, LITTLE GOD.

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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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A Transcendent Wilderness: Andrew J. Graff’s Raft of Stars

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In particular, Graff’s river is numinous. It’s the center of everything.

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Arriving at the Mystery: A Conversation with Oliver de la Paz

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Poet Oliver de la Paz discusses art-making, hybrid forms, and his work.

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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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Voices on Addiction: System Failure

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“Was it vodka?” Mama said. Her voice had cracks in it. Why ask? She knew.

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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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Reinventing the Truth: A Conversation with Anna Qu

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Anna Qu discusses her debut memoir, MADE IN CHINA.

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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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It’s about Choices: Talking with Donika Kelly

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Donika Kelly discusses her new poetry collection, THE RENUNCIATIONS.

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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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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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