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Posts Tagged: generational trauma

Joy in Persistence: Siri Hustvedt on Writing and the Need for Adaptive Grandiosity

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Everyone, even the most tell-all writer, withholds something in the interests of protecting herself or others, but my interest in my own stories has always been to use them to illustrate larger stories about the culture . . .

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A Generational Story Not Being Told: Talking with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore discusses BETWEEN CERTAIN DEATH AND A POSSIBLE FUTURE.

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The Trauma of Surviving: Tastes Like War by Grace M. Cho

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Amid all this survival, Cho carries the reader through with the comfort of food.

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Reclaiming the Roots of Self-Care: A Conversation with Nneka M. Okona

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Nneka M. Okona discusses her new book, SELF-CARE FOR GRIEF.

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A Multi-Modal Study of Exquisite Blackness: Krista Franklin’s Too Much Midnight

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In Franklin’s telling, we are not just born, but fervent in our existence.

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The Plane That We Inhabit: A Conversation with Ashley M. Jones

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Ashley M. Jones discusses her new poetry collection, REPARATIONS NOW!.

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Language as a Kind of Home: Talking with Anne Liu Kellor

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Anne Liu Kellor discusses her debut memoir, HEART RADICAL.

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The Tragedy of Hope: Talking with Willa C. Richards

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Willa C. Richards discusses her debut novel, THE COMFORT OF MONSTERS.

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Reinventing the Truth: A Conversation with Anna Qu

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Anna Qu discusses her debut memoir, MADE IN CHINA.

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Poetry as Incantation: Talking with Andrea Actis

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Andrea Actis discusses her debut book, GREY ALL OVER.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Laraine Herring

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“That’s the power of art, I think. It is transformative. It can love us all back home.”

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Reimagining the Whole Damn World: A Conversation with Sonora Jha

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Sonora Jha discusses her new book, HOW TO RAISE A FEMINIST SON.

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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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Allowing for Breathing Room: A Conversation with Jessica Lind Peterson

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Jessica Lind Peterson discusses her debut essay collection, SOUND LIKE TRAPPED THUNDER.

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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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Between Lightness and Shadow: A Conversation with Kapka Kassabova

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Kapka Kassabova discusses her latest book, TO THE LAKE.

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Trauma as Inheritance: Adam P. Frankel’s The Survivors

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The survivor is left to ponder whom he has become.

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Body Inheritance

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I needed my beauty to be invisible, either accidental or not at all.

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Flesh and Blood: A Conversation with Oksana Zabuzhko

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Oksana Zabuzhko discusses her story collection, YOUR AD COULD GO HERE.

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Love and Loss in the Time of Pandemics: Talking with Paul Lisicky

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Paul Lisicky discusses his new memoir, LATER: MY LIFE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.

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