Posts Tagged: immigrants

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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Radical Freedom: Talking with Chaya Bhuvaneswar

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Chaya Bhuvaneswar discusses her debut story collection, WHITE DANCING ELEPHANTS.

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Constellations of Identity: A Conversation with J. Michael Martinez

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J. Michael Martinez discusses his third collection of poetry, MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS.

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Love, Marriage, and the Bicultural Identity: Talking with Huda Al-Marashi

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Huda Al-Marashi discusses her new memoir, FIRST COMES MARRIAGE.

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Complicating Narratives: A Conversation with Bushra Rehman

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Bushra Rehman discusses her new poetry collection, MARIANNA’S BEAUTY SALON.

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All of Humanity: A Conversation with Jérôme Ruillier

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Jérôme Ruillier discusses his graphic novel, THE STRANGE (L’ETRANGE).

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #147: Saadia Faruqi

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“If you can’t really tell the whole story in five thousand words, are you really a writer?”

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What’s Between the Covers: A Conversation with Naben Ruthnum

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Naben Ruthnum discusses CURRY: EATING, READING, AND RACE and FIND YOU IN THE DARK.

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We’re All Unreliable Narrators: Talking with R.O. Kwon

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R.O. Kwon discusses her debut novel, THE INCENDIARIES.

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A Façade of a Woman: R.O. Kwon’s The Incendiaries

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It is incredible to crack open an American novel and wince upon seeing parts of yourself reflected back so strikingly.

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