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Posts Tagged: feminist

Great Pain, Great Pleasure: Here All Night, Nightshade, and Blazons

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All three remind readers that what is imagined is not always real and the world is not as expected.

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A Decade of Surface over Significance: Sleeveless by Natasha Stagg

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A former editor at V, Stagg is no stranger to the slippage between life and editorial.

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No Resolutions: Talking with Lidia Yuknavitch

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Lidia Yuknavitch discusses her new story collection, VERGE.

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A Political Pregnancy

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Are my choices in this culture so firmly dictated by my ability to give birth?

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Be a Reed in the Wind: Talking with Aisha Sharif

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Aisha Sharif discusses her debut collection of poetry, TO KEEP FROM UNDRESSING.

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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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Language Is Material: A Conversation with Simon(e) van Saarloos

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Simon(e) van Saarloos discusses PLAYING MONOGAMY.

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Scientific, Healing Magic: How to Know the Flowers by Jessica Smith

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A poem by Jessica Smith yields the feeling that atoms of meaning vibrate, then come together.

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Lesbian Poetry’s Vatic Voices: The Specter of Ecocatastrophe

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Change happens. It is dramatic. Poetry transformed lesbian lives.

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The Climate of Feeling: A Conversation with Elvia Wilk

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Elvia Wilk discusses her debut novel, OVAL.

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The Planet Will Survive Us: A Conversation with Liz Breazeale

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Liz Breazeale discusses her debut story collection, EXTINCTION EVENTS.

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A Gripping, Limited Call to Arms: Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments

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There are so many happy endings that dystopia and utopia become almost indistinguishable by the novel’s end.

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Praise the Bottom: A Conversation with Malcolm Tariq

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Malcolm Tariq discusses his debut poetry collection, HEED THE HOLLOW.

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Translating Desire: The Erotic-Macabre Poetry of Joyce Mansour

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…women’s writing has often been deemed too dark, too sultry, too frigid, too hysterical.

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Energizing the Choir: A Conversation with Lindy West

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Lindy West discusses her new essay collection, THE WITCHES ARE COMING.

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Expunging the Bogeyman: Sady Doyle’s Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers

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The root of these imagined, monstrous versions of women, Doyle argues, is fear.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jeannie Vanasco

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Jeannie Vanasco discusses her new memoir, THINGS WE DIDN’T TALK ABOUT WHEN I WAS A GIRL.

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Everyone You Love Is Broke: The Not Wives by Carley Moore

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How do you go on when the losses seem unbearable?

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Anger as Fuel: A Conversation with Dani Burlison

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Dani Burlison discusses ALL OF ME: STORIES OF LOVE, ANGER, AND THE FEMALE BODY.

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Mama’s Fancy Stripper Heels: Working Mothers Dish

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[A] person’s labor is not indicative of their parenting.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #190: R.L. Maizes

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“We all fail to do the right thing some of the time.”

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A Fierce Compassion: Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism

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WOMEN OF RESISTANCE recognizes this reality with fierce compassion, and a lot of really fine poetry.

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Introducing Lamoishe and Hezbollah Schoenfeld

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I nearly got disowned over my decision not to pass on the family name.

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The Fantasy of the Femme Fatale

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I couldn’t help but see these women-led stories as missed opportunities.

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A Slant Wholeness: Talking with Barrie Jean Borich

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Barrie Jean Borrich discusses her work, including her most recent collection APOCALYPSE, DARLING.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Franny Choi

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Franny Choi discusses her new collection, SOFT SCIENCE.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Women’s History

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Rumpus editors share their favorite writing that speaks to women’s history past, present, and future.

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