Quantcast

Posts Tagged: graywolf press

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

By

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

...more

Ways to Become Unpinnable: Talking with Natalie Diaz

By

Natalie Diaz discusses her new collection, POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Danez Smith

By

Danez Smith discusses their new collection, HOMIE.

...more

Living the Unknown: Carmen Maria Machado’s In the Dream House

Reviewed By

I needed this book. Maybe you will, too.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Malcolm Tariq

By

Malcolm Tariq discusses his debut collection, HEED THE HOLLOW.

...more

A Rope to Grab in the Chaos: Talking with Esmé Weijun Wang

By

Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her debut essay collection, THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.

...more

Painful Celebrations: Five Books for National Poetry Month

Reviewed By

Every act of reading is inseparable from what the reader has encountered before.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Ilya Kaminsky

By

Ilya Kaminsky discusses his new collection, DEAF REPUBLIC.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sally Wen Mao

By

Sally Wen Mao discusses her new collection, OCULUS.

...more

In the Spirit of Curiosity: Talking with Jamel Brinkley

By

Jamel Brinkley discusses his debut story collection, A LUCKY MAN.

...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Katie Ford

By

Katie Ford discusses her new collection, IF YOU HAVE TO GO.

...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Tsitsi Dangarembga

By

Tsitsi Dangarembga discusses her new novel, THIS MOURNABLE BODY.

...more

It’s Never That Easy: Talking with Deb Olin Unferth

By

Deb Olin Unferth discusses Wait Till You See Me Dance and I, Parrot, her work with prisoners, and how she ended up with a pet dog.

...more

A Deeply Human Act: Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

Reviewed By

What is so extraordinary about this collection is its lyricism, its humanity, and its urgency.

...more

Fighting the Erasure of Poet Liu Xia

By

Liu Xia is a Chinese poet. Her husband, Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Laureate and dissident, died recently in prison. Liu Xia, who has been under strict house arrest for ten years, remains unable to speak or travel freely. Friends who have tried to contact her have failed. Reporters who have tried to visit her home […]

...more

What We’re Reading in September!

By

We are thrilled to share that our September Book Club selection is Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (Graywolf Press, October 2017)! In this highly anticipated debut collection, Machado bends genre to shape startling narratives that map the realities of women’s lives and the violence visited upon their bodies. Earthy and otherworldly, queer and caustic, comic and deadly […]

...more

This Week in Short Fiction

By

This week, the latest issue of Gulf Coast has a new Carmen Maria Machado short story about body acceptance—or, rather, the opposite. In “Eight Bites,” a woman decides to undergo gastric bypass surgery after her three formerly fat sisters have it done, drop the pounds, and claim ultimate happiness and freedom as a result. Using […]

...more

Beauty Undercut by the Possibility of Terror: Afterland by Mai Der Vang

Reviewed By

Precariousness is an essential condition of life for the people who populate Vang’s poems, especially the Hmong refugees on whom the poet’s eye most lovingly lingers.

...more

Saturday Rumpus Poetry: A Poem-Review of Milk Black Carbon and Whereas

By

And in the silence of the night the small sound of small feet making their way into words.

...more