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Posts Tagged: gender inequality

How We Create Ourselves: Second Place by Rachel Cusk

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The voice reaches and reaches at answers to broad questions. Sometimes it pulls back pieces of insight and beauty.

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Scrutinizing the Ties That Bind: Melissa Febos’s Girlhood

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By the end of the collection, Febos has managed to rewrite or erase entirely many parts of the patriarchal script that held her bound.

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Malus Domestica

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Apples do not grow “true to seed,” meaning that what you put in the ground isn’t always what comes back out of it.

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The Ugly Side of Ambition: A Conversation with Joy Lanzendorfer

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Joy Lanzendorfer discusses her debut novel, RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Kristy’s Invisible Hand and Das Baby-Sitters Club Kapital”

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The babysitters inspired me, and Kristy’s entrepreneurial vision seemed plain yet elegant; easy-to-follow, too.

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Hypocrisy Is Ripe for Stories: Talking with Melissa Scholes Young

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Melissa Scholes Young discusses her new novel, THE HIVE.

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Not the Only One: A Conversation with Zakiya Dalila Harris

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Zakiya Dalila Harris discusses her debut novel, THE OTHER BLACK GIRL.

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Something Constructive Out of Chaos: Talking with Suzanne Koven

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Suzanne Koven discusses her new memoir, LETTER TO A YOUNG FEMALE PHYSICIAN.

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Work Isn’t All Hardship: Talking with Kikuko Tsumura

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Kikuko Tsumura discusses her newly translated novel, THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS AN EASY JOB.

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Claiming Our Untold Stories: Talking with Gina Frangello

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Gina Frangello discusses her debut memoir, BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN.

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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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Voices on Addiction: Family Tree

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The toll I took on people I love can’t be measured. But I want to know.

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FUNNY WOMEN: Medieval Witch Confession or Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory?

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Witches are real.

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Making a Shelter of Language: A Conversation with Bhaswati Ghosh

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Bhaswati Ghosh discusses her debut novel, VICTORY COLONY, 1950.

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Claiming Space to Matter: Talking with Jennifer Berney

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Jennifer Berney discusses her debut memoir, THE OTHER MOTHERS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sheila Squillante

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“I felt like I wanted to do it and not explain it.”

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Sleeping with Myself

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I exist in a field of landmines, never quite sure when one will go off or why.

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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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We’re All Difficult Women Now: Talking with Avni Doshi

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Avni Doshi discusses her debut novel, BURNT SUGAR.

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Imposing the Life on the System: A Conversation with Eula Biss

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Eula Biss discusses her new book, HAVING AND BEING HAD.

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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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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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Revisiting and Reinventing the Body: A Conversation with Destiny O. Birdsong

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Destiny O. Birdsong discusses her debut poetry collection, NEGOTIATIONS.

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