Posts Tagged: feminism

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #161: Andrea Baker

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“I had to save my own life. I had the right to save my own life.”

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The Illusion of Wholeness: Sophie Collins’s Who is Mary Sue?

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When reading this book, expect your notions of speaker—and even what a book of poetry is—to be challenged.

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Jane Austen in Pakistan: A Conversation with Soniah Kamal

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Soniah Kamal discusses her forthcoming novel, UNMARRIAGABLE.

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Radical Freedom: Talking with Chaya Bhuvaneswar

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Chaya Bhuvaneswar discusses her debut story collection, WHITE DANCING ELEPHANTS.

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Revolutionary Anger: Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad

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The most important idea within the book is that our anger, in all its shapes, is justified.

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Into the Margins: Talking with Siglio Press

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Founder and publisher Lisa Pearson discusses Siglio Press.

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The Voice Is a Social Construct: Talking with Kristina Marie Darling

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Poet Kristina Marie Darling discusses the literary life, collaborative writing, and the power of experimental forms.

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Breathing into the Paper Bag: Talking with Jenny Valentish

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Jenny Valentish discusses her memoir, WOMEN OF SUBSTANCES.

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Personal to Universal: Robin Becker’s The Black Bear Inside Me

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Becker stands firmly on the shoulder of earlier lesbian-feminist poets while inhabiting and describing our current era of new challenges and old shibboleths.

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Smart Girls, Weird Magic: Talking with Kendra Fortmeyer

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Kendra Fortmeyer discusses her first novel, HOLE IN THE MIDDLE.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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One Burning Question: A Conversation with Evelyn C. White

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“I understood in that moment that my life had changed forever. And it has.”

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We’re All Unreliable Narrators: Talking with R.O. Kwon

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R.O. Kwon discusses her debut novel, THE INCENDIARIES.

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The Genius and the Nobody: Lynne Tillman’s Men and Apparitions

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Make it new, the modernists said. But how to rebuild the living body?

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The Thread: Goddesses and Monsters

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Let’s take the women in our lives, and the women who came before us, off the pedestals but also, out of the graves of irrelevancy.

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In the Wake of His Damage

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To be named, and yet not named. Something broke in me when I read his synopsis of us, as if I had been summarily dismissed after twenty long years.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Feminism

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We here at The Rumpus matriarchy are celebrating all of our feminist “mothers” this Mother’s Day!

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The Emotion of the Moment: Talking with Terese Marie Mailhot

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Terese Marie Mailhot discusses her debut memoir, Heart Berries, crafting trauma on the page, and her views on motherhood after writing her memoir.

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Reading Other People’s Mail: Talking with Michelle Dean

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Michelle Dean discusses Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, literary legends, and the absence of Black writers from the narrative.

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