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Posts Tagged: grief

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Karen Salyer McElmurray

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“The grief felt like giving birth, these waves of pain and then receiving.”

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Uncollapsing Memory: A Conversation with Vince Granata

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Vince Granata discusses his debut memoir, EVERYTHING IS FINE.

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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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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Lilly Dancyger

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Lilly Dancyger discusses her debut essay collection, NEGATIVE SPACE.

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Writing Toward Feeling: Talking with Jean Kyoung Frazier

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Jean Kyoung Frazier discusses her debut novel, PIZZA GIRL.

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A Quiet Epidemic: Jessica Zucker’s I Had A Miscarriage: A Memoir, A Movement

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While the event of a miscarriage may only be a moment, the body and mind grieve long after.

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We Are More: The Docent and the Novelist

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I’ve been explaining the Armenian Genocide all my life.

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On Collective Trauma and Resilience: Talking with S. Kirk Walsh

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S. Kirk Walsh discusses her debut novel, THE ELEPHANT OF BELFAST.

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My Grandmother Glitches the Machine

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It’s true that when I speak of machines I also mean dimensions.

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A Space of Sanctuary: Mother Country by Elana Bell

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The body, like a country, holds so much, and all at once.

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All That Connection: A Conversation with Roberto Carlos Garcia

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Roberto Carlos Garcia discusses his third poetry collection, [ELEGIES].

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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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The Light Endures: 13th Balloon by Mark Bibbins

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Grief begs to be analogized, not to be tamed exactly, but somehow made approachable.

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Voices on Addiction: Thief in the Night

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Addiction steals your integrity. Your freedom, too.

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Asking the Right Questions: Yaa Gyasi’s Transcendent Kingdom

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Transcendent Kingdom becomes an experiment in itself.

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Haunted by Hoax: Paul Griner’s The Book of Otto and Liam

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But Griner is too skilled a realist to allow The Book of Otto and Liam to become a simple revenge story.

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Finding Firm Ground: A Conversation with Nadia Owusu

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Nadia Owusu discusses her debut memoir, AFTERSHOCKS.

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Out-of-Body Recognition: A Conversation with JinJin Xu

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JinJin Xu discusses her debut chapbook, THERE IS STILL SINGING IN THE AFTERLIFE.

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Making It Through: A Conversation with Kelly J. Baker

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Kelly J. Baker discusses her new essay collection, FINAL GIRL.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Kimberly Grey

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Kimberly Grey discusses her new collection, SYSTEMS FOR THE FUTURE OF FEELING.

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Reading the Landscape of the Past: Jessica J. Lee’s Two Trees Make a Forest

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Learning to read a landscape can reveal a deep history.

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