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Posts Tagged: immigration

Making Space for Curiosity: A Conversation with Pik-Shuen Fung

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Pik-Shuen Fung discusses her debut novel, GHOST FOREST.

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That Moment of Transition: Talking with Musa Okwonga

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Musa Okwonga discusses IN THE END, IT WAS ALL ABOUT LOVE and ONE OF THEM.

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We Are More: Show Me Your Teeth

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Despite growing up in a predominately white suburb, my family never had a white dentist.

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Place, Patois, and a Pinch of Politics: A Conversation with Celeste Mohammed

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Celeste Mohammed discusses her debut novel-in-stories, PLEASANTVIEW.

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Carrying the Stories of Our Ancestors: A Conversation with Anjali Enjeti

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Anjali Enjeti discusses SOUTHBOUND and THE PARTED EARTH.

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Nepantla and Radical Empathy: Talking with Sergio Troncoso

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Sergio Troncoso discusses his new anthology, NEPANTLA FAMILIAS.

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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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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

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“The difference with memorializing my story is that I have invited others to live it, for a moment.”

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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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A Language for Extinction: Zaina Alsous’s A Theory of Birds

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And if you ask of her to come to you, her answer is refusal.

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The Fine Line Between Nihilism and Hope: Talking with Ahmed Naji

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Ahmed Naji discusses his new memoir, ROTTEN EVIDENCE.

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Westward, Onward

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It comes down to this: I feel the need to prove I belong here.

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The Danger Is Beauty: Talking with Éireann Lorsung

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Éireann Lorsung discusses her new collection of poetry, THE CENTURY.

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History as a Bridge to Belonging: A Conversation with Caroline Kim

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Caroline Kim discusses her debut collection, THE PRINCE OF MOURNFUL THOUGHTS AND OTHER STORIES.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Beth Alvarado

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Beth Alvarado discusses her new story collection, JILLIAN IN THE BORDERLANDS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sarah M. Sala

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“A poem is like a vision test—its vision is either clear or it’s not.”

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The Discourse of Undocumentedness: Talking with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

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Karla Cornejo Villavicencio discusses her first book, THE UNDOCUMENTED AMERICANS.

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Loving Something That May Destroy Us: A Conversation with Angie Cruz

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Angie Cruz discusses her newest novel, DOMINICANA.

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The Cost of Liberation: Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Patsy’s imagined freedom in America, she discovers almost immediately, was an illusion.

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Conversations with Literary Ex-Cons: Gustavo Alvarez

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Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez talks with Cullen Thomas about PRISON RAMEN, and more.

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An Obligation to Dream: Talking with Noé Álvarez

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Noé Álvarez discusses his debut memoir, SPIRIT RUN.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: La Yegüita

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The hit below the belt worked. A jab like that was the quickest way to protect one’s denial.

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Reclaiming History from the Bigots: Jill Lepore’s This America

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History itself is not so conveniently tidy, and neither is this book.

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The Dead Speak to the Living: Talking with Francisco Aragón

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Francisco Aragón discusses his new book, AFTER RUBÉN.

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