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Posts Tagged: form

To Set Asunder: The Separation and Synthesis of Tiana Nobile’s Cleave

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A word becomes a reckoning, a reconciling of contradiction.

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Landscape as Mindscape: A Conversation with Michael Prior

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Michael Prior discusses his new collection of poetry, BURNING PROVENCE.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with torrin greathouse

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torrin a. greathouse discusses her debut collection, WOUND FROM THE MOUTH OF A WOUND.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sumita Chakraborty

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Sumita Chakraborty discusses her debut collection, ARROW.

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On Hauntings and Huntings: Talking with Jihyun Yun

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Jihyun Yun discusses her debut poetry collection, SOME ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY.

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Form Revealing Itself: A Conversation with Liz Prato

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Liz Prato discusses her essay collection VOLCANOES, PALM TREES, AND PRIVILEGE.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Benjamin Garcia

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Benjamin Garcia discusses his debut poetry collection, THROWN IN THE THROAT.

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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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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Heather McHugh

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Heather McHugh discusses her new poetry collection, MUDDY MATTERHORN.

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Deep, Wide, and Ridiculous: Talking with Diane Seuss

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Diane Seuss discusses her most recent collection, STILL LIFE WITH TWO DEAD PEACOCKS AND A GIRL.

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Between Sex and Death: Deborah Landau’s Soft Targets

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Survival, for Landau, is both instinctual and ultimately pointless.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton

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Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton discusses SHAPES OF NATIVE NONFICTION.

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Mystery and the Unknown: Talking with Lauren Haldeman

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Lauren Haldeman discusses her most recent poetry collection, Instead of Dying, making poetry accessible, and being open to the surprising possibilities of form.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Mary-Kim Arnold

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Mary-Kim Arnold discusses her debut book, Litany for the Long Moment, exploring adoption through a feminist lens, and dancing on the line between genres.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Kamilah Aisha Moon

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Kamilah Aisha Moon discusses her new collection, Starshine & Clay, the power of naming, and the connection between creation and trauma.

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The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: Claudia Cortese Discusses Wasp Queen

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Poet Claudia Cortese talks about her new book Wasp Queen and Lucy, the rebellious 90s teen whose voice inspired the collection.

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Personal, Political, and Poetic: A Conversation with Susan Briante

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Susan Briante discusses The Market Wonders, her newest collection of poetry in which she draws on market indicators like the Dow Jones Industrial Average to construct a criticism of contemporary culture.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #78: Conceived as a Playlist

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Shadowbahn […] is among the most unusual, and most extreme, in a literary career that has often been marked by its unpredictability.

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The Rumpus Interview with Erik Kennedy

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Poet Erik Kennedy discusses literary community and his formative years as a young writer in New Jersey, and shares two new prose poems.

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The Rumpus Interview with Vi Khi Nao

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Vi Khi Nao on her new novel Fish in Exile, why women shouldn’t apologize (even when they’re wrong), moving between genres, and why humor is vital in a novel full of darkness and grief.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Janice N. Harrington

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Janice N. Harrington on her new collection Primitive and critiquing the use of “primitive” to describe African American folk art.

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The Rumpus Interview with Max Porter

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Max Porter discusses his debut novel, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, literary genres, and the changing roles of editors.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Jonterri Gadson

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Jonterri Gadson about Blues Triumphant, her love of editing, and the intersection of poetry and comedy.

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Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On

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This past weekend, thousands of people convened to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The Elizabethan bard’s formal innovations are widely revered as some of the most influential literary developments in history, so much so that we almost overlook what he was even writing about: …for Shakespeare, life itself is a type of lie.

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The Rumpus Interview with Campbell McGrath

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Campbell McGrath talks about his new collection, XX: Poems For The Twentieth Century, capitalism, history, and what it might mean to write a wordless poem.

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