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Posts Tagged: immigrants

What Would a Woman of Color Do?

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How do we transcend generations of trauma and let go of our burdensome past?

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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 Mini-Interview Project #196: Alan Chazaro

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“[P]art of writing is cementing some sort of memory.”

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Terror Is a Faggot with Halal Sausages Strapped to His Chest

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Dishonesty became a form of protection.

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Negotiating Girlhood: A Conversation with Jaquira Díaz

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Jaquira Díaz discusses her debut memoir, ORDINARY GIRLS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #193: C.J. Farley

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“My novel tries to write the contributions of men and women of color back in.”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #192: Lara Vapnyar

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“This novel is my most intimate and biographical.”

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A Parcel of Stories: Hard Damage by Aria Aber

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The speaker in Hard Damage, it seems, is writing herself to life.

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Join the Writers for Migrant Justice Protest!

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The organizers of Writers for Migrant Justice suggest books to read ahead of tomorrow’s events.

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Modern Lives We Lived: Xuan Juliana Wang’s Home Remedies

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Social and economic forces are always pressing on the characters in Wang’s work.

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Pig on a Stick

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My Filipino father refused to be upstaged by a white man’s lechon.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Nicole Dennis-Benn discusses her second novel, PATSY.

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An East African Girl and Her White Troubadours

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I was a lonely, dreamy, occasionally silly girl.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #177: Grace Talusan

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“I was moved to write the unspeakable and unsayable.”

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The Luxury of Choice: Talking with Joanne Ramos

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Joanne Ramos discusses her debut novel, THE FARM.

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Teeth: An Oral History

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Few people can tell that my smile is literally fake.

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Free Indirect Suicide: An Unfinished Fugue in H Minor

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I want a PhD in how to want, effortlessly, to be alive.

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Through the Translator’s Lens: Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough’s Objects of Affection

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For Hryniewicz-Yarbrough, language provides a stronger connection with the past than nationality alone.

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