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Posts Tagged: feminism

Opening Survival Doors Through Language: A Conversation with Stacey Waite

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Stacey Waite talks about her poetry collections BUTCH GEOGRAPHY and THE LAKE HAS NO SAINT.

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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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A Universe of Enterprising Divas: Raphael Cormack‘s Midnight in Cairo

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In Midnight in Cairo, the lives of the enterprising divas are interlinked.

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Grab Hold the Rope of Language: A Conversation with Jan Beatty

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Jan Beatty discusses her new memoir, AMERICAN BASTARD.

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Scrutinizing the Ties That Bind: Melissa Febos’s Girlhood

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By the end of the collection, Febos has managed to rewrite or erase entirely many parts of the patriarchal script that held her bound.

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Subverting the Wild West: A Conversation with Anna North

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Anna North discusses her new novel, OUTLAWED.

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The Reconstruction of Derrida: Peter Salmon’s An Event, Perhaps

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The key insight is that names, and indeed all boundaries, involve a hierarchy.

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Work Isn’t All Hardship: Talking with Kikuko Tsumura

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Kikuko Tsumura discusses her newly translated novel, THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS AN EASY JOB.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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Claiming Our Untold Stories: Talking with Gina Frangello

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Gina Frangello discusses her debut memoir, BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN.

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Reimagining the Whole Damn World: A Conversation with Sonora Jha

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Sonora Jha discusses her new book, HOW TO RAISE A FEMINIST SON.

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Language Is the Spell: Kathryn Nuernberger’s The Witch of Eye

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A compendium of pungent and poignant biographical narratives of numerous so-called witches, The Witch of Eye is difficult to put down.

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Everything Must Change: A Conversation with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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Not Looking Away: The State She’s In by Lesley Wheeler

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But look at this poet-speaker speaking the unspeakable!

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Janice P. Nimura

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Janice P. Nimura discusses her new book, THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL.

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A Different Kind of Butterfly Effect: Frances Cha’s If I Had Your Face

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[Y]ou can’t grow up in a cultural milieu and be immune to what it loves.

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Freedom Knows Who We Are: Talking with Kelly Harris-DeBerry

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Kelly Harris-DeBerry discusses her debut poetry collection, FREEDOM KNOWS MY NAME.

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The Complex Disability Representation We Need: Rebekah Taussig’s Sitting Pretty

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What Taussig does, then, is ground these ideas in reality through her own lived experiences.

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Spotlight: The Rumpus Review of John Stanley’s Little Lulu

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For the longest time, John Stanley’s Little Lulu was one of the best kept secrets in comics.

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Holding Uncertainty: Talking with Teresa Carmody

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Teresa Carmody discusses her debut novel, THE RECONCEPTION OF MARIE.

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project: Andrea Bartz

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“And as those masks fall away, we get down to the shame and envy underneath.”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sarah M. Sala

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“A poem is like a vision test—its vision is either clear or it’s not.”

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Re-Contextualizing Dolly Parton in Her Full Glory: Talking with Sarah Smarsh

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Sarah Smarsh discusses her new book, SHE COME BY IT NATURAL.

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A Photographer’s Wife

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It’s hard to see what isn’t there.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Neither Wicked Witch nor Fairy Godmother”

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[W]hat was going wrong? Why were our stories not being written or published?

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