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Posts Tagged: historical fiction

A Very Queer Book: Talking with Carter Sickels

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Carter Sickels discusses his new novel, THE PRETTIEST STAR.

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Cultural Attunement and “Otherness”: A Conversation with Aimee Liu

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Aimee Liu discusses her new novel, GLORIOUS BOY.

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Panning for Gold: A Conversation with C Pam Zhang

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C Pam Zhang discusses her debut novel, HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD.

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The Man in the Empty Suit: Talking with Emily St. John Mandel

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Emily St. John Mandel discusses her new novel, THE GLASS HOTEL.

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A New Version of Possibility: Talking with Juliana Delgado Lopera

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Juliana Delgado Lopera discusses their new novel, FIEBRE TROPICAL.

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Too Bright to Belong: A Conversation with Clare Beams

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Clare Beams discusses her debut novel, THE ILLNESS LESSON.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #206: Tina May Hall

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“[I]t was thrilling to try to push up against genre and density of language and see what strange hybrids emerged.”

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Writing Resistance: A Conversation with J. Kasper Kramer

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J. Kasper Kramer discusses her debut novel, THE STORY THAT CANNOT BE TOLD.

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Into Unbound Space: Talking with Seth Rogoff

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Seth Rogoff discusses his novels FIRST, THE RAVEN: A PREFACE and THIN RISING VAPORS.

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A Beautiful Silver Screen: Amanda Lee Koe’s Delayed Rays of a Star

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[W]hat lies beneath the arcing paths of these stars, fueling and frustrating them?

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Trisha Low

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Trisha Low discusses her new book-length essay, SOCIALIST REALISM.

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What We Inherit: Talking with Chanelle Benz

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Chanelle Benz discusses her debut novel, THE GONE DEAD.

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Four Continents, Three Families, One Nation: Talking with Namwali Serpell

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Namwali Serpell discusses her debut novel, THE OLD DRIFT.

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Beyond the Elegant Veneer: Talking with Greer Macallister

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Greer Macallister discusses her new novel, WOMAN 99.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Tom Barbash

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Tom Barbash discusses THE DAKOTA WINTERS.

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Something Truer Than True: Talking with Kelly O’Connor McNees

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Kelly O’Connor McNees discusses her new novel, Undiscovered Country, the timeliness of its story, and the genre of historical fiction.

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These Places Surround Me: Talking with Quintan Ana Wikswo

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Quintan Ana Wikswo discusses her novel, A Long Curving Scar Where the Heart Should Be, delving into the facets of trauma, and her creative processes.

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Moments of Truth and Beauty: A Conversation with David Rocklin

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David Rocklin discusses The Night Language, the larger landscape of appropriation and empathy, immigration and power structures, and intimacy and representation.

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A Need for a Home: Lucy Hughes-Hallett Discusses Peculiar Ground

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Lucy Hughes-Hallett discusses her debut novel, Peculiar Ground, out today from HarperCollins.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Brooke C. Obie

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Brooke C. Obie discusses the historical basis for her debut novel, Book of Addis, writing to dismantle white supremacy, and why Black speculative fiction is integral to her survival.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #96: Donna Baier Stein

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Colorado’s Baby Doe Tabor was a bad ass. Born in 1854, ‘Lizzie,’ as she was known, bucked social norms of her day. In an era when silver miners believed it bad luck to even speak to a woman before descending into the mines, Lizzie worked alongside her male counterparts in the damp, dark underground caverns. […]

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The Human Cost: Discussing Political Storytelling with Olivia Kate Cerrone

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Olivia Kate Cerrone discusses her novella The Hunger Saint and the significance of historical fiction.

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Every Woman Is a Nation unto Herself: A Conversation with Sabina Murray

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Sabina Murray discusses the novel Valiant Gentleman, writing characters that are fundamentally different from herself, and confronting issues of colonization.

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