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

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

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Painful Celebrations: Five Books for National Poetry Month

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

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Ilya Kaminsky

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Ilya Kaminsky discusses his new collection, DEAF REPUBLIC.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sally Wen Mao

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Sally Wen Mao discusses her new collection, OCULUS.

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In the Spirit of Curiosity: Talking with Jamel Brinkley

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

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Katie Ford

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

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Tsitsi Dangarembga discusses her new novel, THIS MOURNABLE BODY.

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

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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.

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

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

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Fighting the Erasure of Poet Liu Xia

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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 […]

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What We’re Reading in September!

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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 […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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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 […]

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

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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.

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

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

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Monica Youn

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Monica Youn about her new collection Blackacre, hypothetical tracts of land, Milton, and infertility.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jensen Beach

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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Jensen Beach about his short story collection Swallowed by the Cold, suburbia in Sweden, quiet racism, and writing a series of connected short stories.

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Coming to the Rumpus Book Clubs in June

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The Rumpus Book Clubs have been around for over six years now and they remain unique in a couple of important ways. First, we only feature pre-release books—that is, books that haven’t gone on sale yet, so you’re getting copies before anyone else (sometimes before the authors receive their personal copies!). And, we give members the chance to chat […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Jennifer Barber

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Poet Jennifer Barber discusses loss, identity, historical trauma, and her newest collection, Works on Paper.

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The Rumpus Interview with Paul Kingsnorth

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Author and poet Paul Kingsnorth talks about writing an entire novel in a “shadow-tongue” of Old English, and what that taught him about our contemporary world.

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The Rumpus Interview with Maggie Nelson

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Author Maggie Nelson talks about matrophobia, “sodomitical maternity,” breaking down categories between genres of writing, and her new book, The Argonauts.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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Earlier this month, Steven Millhauser released Voices in the Night, a new collection of short stories. On Tuesday, the Boston Globe described the towns of many of the stories in this newest effort as “Millhauserian,” which Eugenia Williamson defines as places where “characters must process their encounters with the uncanny without breaking their rose-colored glasses.” […]

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