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Posts Tagged: fathers

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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The Promise of Werfel’s Musa Dagh: Portraying Genocide in Fiction

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How does a fictional account come to stand in for history?

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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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Constant Motion: Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

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More than a longing for an origin story, Hernandez Castillo’s memoir is an attempt to bring the invisible to light.

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Losing the World

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When we begin life, language is play.

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Reality Is Absurd: Talking with Ted O’Connell

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Ted O’Connell discusses his first book, K: A NOVEL.

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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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Bald-headed Muthaf*cker

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Healing is slow. Fast. Slow again.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #217: Sue William Silverman

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“Our memories are always in flux.”

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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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My Kyiv

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It’s funny what ends up feeling like home.

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On Loss of Land and Loss of Girlhood: Taneum Bambrick’s Vantage

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Girlhood remains, like the land, a constant site of male fascination, desire, and violence.

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Interrogating Grief: A Converstion with Victoria Chang

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Victoria Chang discusses her new poetry collection, OBIT.

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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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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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Father Time Is Undefeated

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It’s a strange thing, seeing a reliable machine fail. Seeing a hero crash to earth.

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Poetics of Lineage

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I see the birds. I feel my body, splitting from its spirit, lying in the grass.

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ENOUGH: They Have So Many Ways to Keep Us Quiet

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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You Have to Look For It: A Conversation with Cameron Dezen Hammon

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Cameron Dezen Hammon discusses her debut memoir, THIS IS MY BODY.

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Off the Grid: Talking with Jamie Beth Cohen

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Jamie Beth Cohen discusses her debut novel, WASTED PRETTY.

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Exploration and Connection: A Conversation with Oliver de la Paz

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Oliver de la Paz discusses his newest collection, THE BOY IN THE LABYRINTH.

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