Posts Tagged: immigration

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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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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Stories of Survival: A Conversation with Katya Cengel

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Katya Cengel discusses her new book, EXILED.

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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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A Pointed Narrative Choice: Talking with Lydia Kiesling

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Lydia Kiesling discusses her debut novel, THE GOLDEN STATE.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #145: Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

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“Categories are, by definition, externally created and applied.”

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They Prefer People to Die: On Trump, Borders, and Racism

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A good man doesn’t leave someone to die in the desert, and when he uses God’s name, he does it to bless, not to kill.

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TORCH: Haiti, Crossing Borders of the Mind

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The ocean is deep, unfathomably so. And one can stay on the surface or keep on plumbing the depths.

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project #137: Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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“Admitting a love or joy, or yes, wonder for the natural world is, especially as a woman of color, one of the most vulnerable things we can do.”

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How Do You Want to Be Wrong?: Talking with Madhu H. Kaza

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Madhu H. Kaza discusses the anthology, Kitchen Table Translation, ways to engage with history, and seeing translation as a continual crossover.

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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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Seeking Terra Firma

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To truly know a land is to become it—to embody its storms in your bones, taste its dark soil beneath your nails, know the tangled history of the people who walked before you.

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SquareRoot of Love, Politics, and Power

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If we really believe that love is important and necessary then where is it, especially when it comes to world politics and power?

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Which Flame Is Mine?: A Conversation with Rajiv Mohabir

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Rajiv Mohabir discusses his second collection, The Cowherd’s Son, his work as a translator, and resisting erasure in a racist America.

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