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Posts Tagged: friendship

Rumpus Original Fiction: The Christmas Party

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I laugh. My laugh, this thing that sounds better on somebody else.

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Friction Wherever You Go: A Conversation with Kate Wisel

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Kate Wisel discusses her debut story collection, DRIVING IN CARS WITH HOMELESS MEN.

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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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Truth through Fiction: Talking with Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Nicole Dennis-Benn discusses her second novel, PATSY.

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Making Space at the Center: Talking with Kali Fajardo-Anstine

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Kali Fajardo-Anstine discusses her debut story collection, SABRINA & CORINA.

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Navigating by the Right Stars: A Conversation with Briallen Hopper

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Briallen Hopper discusses her debut collection, HARD TO LOVE: ESSAYS AND CONFESSIONS.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Eva Hagberg Fisher

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Eva Hagberg Fisher discusses her debut memoir, HOW TO BE LOVED.

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Our Beautiful Fragility: A Conversation with Lisa Locascio

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Lisa Locascio discusses her debut novel, OPEN ME.

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Living in the Fulcrum: A Conversation with Mary H.K. Choi

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Mary H.K. Choi discusses her debut YA novel, Emergency Contact, her versatile writing career, and writing diverse Korean-American characters.

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Playing Whack-a-Mole: Talking with Leslie Pietrzyk

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Leslie Pietrzyk discusses her new novel, Silver Girl, writing a nonlinear narrative, and depicting female friendships in new ways.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #123: Erica Garza

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“[T]here was something really empowering about being honest and open about this part of myself. Somehow, writing helped lessen the shame.”

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Understanding the Language of Female Breakups

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Female friendship, however necessary it is in our lives, and for all the joy it brings us, for all its love and support and kindness and generosity, can be a real mindf***k when it ends.

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The Gate of Permission: A Conversation with Victoria Redel

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Victoria Redel discusses her newest novel, Before Everything, living through and beyond grief, and why she loves secrets.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #88: Sarah Gerard

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Sarah Gerard’s dazzling second book, Sunshine State, is a collection of essays interlacing narrative nonfiction and personal essay. The thirty-one year old Brooklynite teaches nonfiction and writes a monthly column for Hazlitt. She has received rave reviews from the New York Times, NPR, and The Millions. Using her home state of Florida as the medium to navigate […]

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Saying What Shouldn’t Be Said: A Conversation with Julie Buntin

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Julie Buntin discusses her debut novel, Marlena, why writing about teenage girls is the most serious thing in the world, and finding truths in fiction.

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Rumpus Exclusive: An Excerpt from Benjamin Taylor’s The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Victim Story, a Mix CD

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All the cruelty of the past seasons washed away with the new layer of snow. I thought your streak was over. I thought we could be friends.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Julie Buntin

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Julie Buntin discusses her debut novel, Marlena, the writers and books that influenced it, tackling addiction with compassion, and the magic of teenage girls.

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Concubines and Expat Husbands: Catching Up with Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

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Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan discusses her new novel, Sarong Party Girls, concubine culture, and the freedom of writing fiction after a career in journalism.

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Learning to Live Alone through the Legacy of Mary Tyler Moore

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Characters like Mary and Rhoda hadn’t been turned into stereotypes of single women in their thirties or career women or divorcees. They couldn’t be: they were the first.

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most relevant content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of […]

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