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Posts Tagged: feminism

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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Telling Our Own Stories: A Conversation with Kate Reed Petty

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Kate Reed Petty discusses her debut novel, TRUE STORY.

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Quiet, Radical Defiance: The Equivalents by Maggie Doherty

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Education, work, study: these were not simply a means to an end.

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Let Our Rage Become a Storm: Kelly Grace Thomas’s Boat Burned

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In this collection, women are “vesseled,” carrying the burdens of our culture.

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That Constant Movement: A Conversation with Luis Othoniel Rosa

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Luis Othoniel Rosa discusses his novel, DOWN WITH GARGAMEL!.

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Losing the World

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When we begin life, language is play.

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Radical Enough

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I still wonder what became of all those gentle cows.

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Frenetic, Excitable, and Direct: Sylvie Baumgartel’s Song of Songs

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This poem lets her—the speaker and Baumgartel—be too much.

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Learning to Listen: A Conversation with Natalia Hero

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Natalia Hero discusses her debut novella, HUM.

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Something to React To: A Conversation with Ivy Pochoda

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Ivy Pochoda discusses her newest novel, THESE WOMEN.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #211: Rachel Vorona Cote

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“Ultimately, this is who I am. I can only write honestly, and from where I live.”

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Time Is Money: Porn Carnival by Rachel Rabbit White

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This isn’t a book about loss; rather, it’s a book about sheer willpower and intentionality.

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