Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Adam Dalva, Alexandra Kleeman, Angela Gaito-Lagnese, Anton Hur, Ashley C. Ford, David Ulin, Diane Johnson, Diane Kerr, Dorina Pena, Eleanor Henderson, Elias Rodriques, Eyal Press, Hannah Oliver Depp, jane rosenberg laforge, Jeffrey Zuckerman, Jonathan Santlofer, joyce carol oates, kristen arnett, Kristina McMorris, Lee Woodman, Luisa Smith, Margaret Hermes, mark haskell smith, Mary Troy, Michelle Gable, Nichole Perkins, Nina Renata Aron, Notable Online, Roda Ahmed, Salvatore Roseo, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Simon Van Booy
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Alaa al Aswany, Amy Koppelman, Anita Kopacz, Ann Hagedorn, Ash Davidson, Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi, Bethany C. Morrow, Cecily Strong, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Chloe Shaw, Chris Stuck, Christopher bollen, Claire Luchette, Da'Shaun Harrison, Dan Shapiro, Dana Spiotta, Danez Smith, Eleanor Henderson, Elle Nash, Grace Perry, Hermione Hoby, Ivy Pochoda, joanna rakoff, Joanna Schaffhausen, Joe Okonkwo, jonathan ames, Joshua Ferris, joyce carol oates, Katie Kitamura, Kiese Laymon, LaTanya McQueen, Laura Hankin, laura van den berg, Laurie Gillman, Lawrence Wray, Maggie Smith, Marae Hart, Megan Abbott, Melissa Febos, Michele Harper, molly jong-fast, Molly Wizenberg, Mona Awad, Monica Prince, Nadia Owusu, Notable Online, Pitchaya Sudbanthad, Rachael Lippincott, Rémy Ngamije, Richard Gegick, Richard Lange, Ryka Aoki, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Sara B. Franklin, tao lin, Tommy Orange, Tope Folarin, Tori Bovalino, Tracy Swinton Bailey, Veronica Corpuz, Virginia Feito, YZ Chin
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Abayomi Animashaun, Adrian Tomine, Alexander Chee, Alexandria Hall, Anderson Tepper, Andres Cerpa, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Armen Davoudian, brian gresko, Celeste Gainey, Claudia Rankine, Colson Whitehead, daniel galera, eileen myles, Eleanor Boudreau, Emily Firetog, EMily St John Mandel, Emily Temple, Emma Straub, Hari Kunzru, Helen Ruggieri, Jamie K. McCallum, jason diamond, Jericho Brown, Jihyun Yun, Joan E. Bauer, Joanna Rose, Jonathan Lee, Jorie Graham, Joy Priest, joyce carol oates, Jubi Arriola-Headley, Julia Fierro, Katie Manning, Kazim Ali, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Kwame Alexander, laura van den berg, Lauren Francis-Sharma, Lee Child, Lina Meruane, Linda Simone, Lisa Lucas, Lola Haskins, Lori Wilson, Makenna Goodman, Marie Lu, Marilynne Robinson, marlon james, Martha Jones, Matt Haig, Matthew Yeager, Mia Couto, Morgan Parker, Nancy Krygowski, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Nancy Reddy, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nils Michals, Notable Online, Pamela Murray Winters, paul madonna, Phil Klay, Randa Jarrar, Richie Hofmann, Ruby Hamad, Rumaan Alam, S. Brook Corfman, salman rushdie, Sami Miranda, Sarah Booker, Sarah Elaine Smith, Sigrid Nunez, Stevan Allred, Steven Greenhouse, Sumita Chakraborty, Susan Minot, Susan Sonde, Suzanne Roberts, Tara June Winch, Taylor Johnson, Tom Sleigh, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Yaa Gyasi, Zack Haber
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Alice Sola Kim, Andrés Barba, Andrea Lawlor, Andrew Altschul, Ann Lewinson, Álvaro Enrigue, brian gresko, C Pam Zhang, Chelsea Bieker, Darcie Dennigan, emily gould, Emma Copley Eisenberg, Erin Khar, Jaquira Díaz, Jonathan Santlofer, joyce carol oates, JP Brammer, Kate Burke, Kate Edgar, Katy Simpson Smith, Krutika Mallikarjuna, Leah Johnson, lee clay johnson, Lilly Dancyger, Liz Prato, Marisa Siegel, Mark Doty, Matt Ortile, Megan Giddings, Megha Majumdar, Naomi Fry, Natalie Lima, Notable Online, Oliver Sacks, Paul Lisicky, Rachel Cline, Rebecca Dinerstein Knight, Rebecca Solnit, rivka galchen, Santee Frazier, Scott Charles, Steve Silberman, T Kira Madden, Tariq Shah, Temple Grandin
Laura Bogart shares a reading list to celebrate DON’T YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU.
Tags: angela carter, Anne Carson, Bakkhai, blonde, carmen maria machado, Don't You Know I Love You, Go Tell It On the Mountain, Her Body and Other Parties, James Baldwin, Janet Fitch, joyce carol oates, Laura Bogart, Lidia Yuknavitch, Marjorie Liu, Monstress, N.K. Jemison, Porchista Khakpour, Sana Takeda, sick, The Bloody Chamber, The Chronology of Water, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, What to Read When, White Oleander
White Castle or McDonald’s? Death always made her hungry. ...more
Tags: arranged marriage, book excerpt, Cutting Edge, death, eating, exclusive excerpt, family, food, joyce carol oates, Lisa Lim, marriage, mother in laws, murder, on monsters, The Hunger
Vanessa Hua interviews her mentor, Susan Straight.
Tags: A Million Nightingales, A River of Stars, Alex Espinoza, Ballantine Books, Between Heaven and Here, Carolyn See, catapult, Counterpoint, Deceit and Other Possibilities, Go Tell It On the Mountain, Highwire Moon, In the Country of Women, James Baldwin, Jay Neugeboren, joyce carol oates, Kate Anger, Literary Community, memoir, Mentor Series, mentors, mentorship, Michael Jayme, motherhood, mothers, parenting, Sara Borjas, single mother, Susan Straight, the writing life, UC Riverside, vanessa hua, Victoria Patterson, writer's life
Rumpus editors share a list of books to read as the fight for reproductive rights intensifies.
Tags: A Book of American Martyrs, Blue Rose, Brit Bennett, Carol Muske-Dukes, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Crazy Horse's Girlfriend, Desiree Cooper, Dorothy Roberts, Elena Gutierrez, Erika T Wurth, Handbook for a Post-Roe America, Herland, Jael Silliman, joyce carol oates, Kassi Underwood, Killing the Black Body, Know the Mother, Kwoya Fagin Maples, Laura Kaplan, Leah Hayes, leela corman, Leni Zumas, Loretta Ross, Margaret Atwood, Marlene Gerber Fried, May Cause Love, Mend, Mira Ptacin, naomi alderman, Not Funny Ha-Ha, Poor Your Soul, Red Clocks, Robin Marty, Seam, Tarfia Faizullah, The Handmaid's Tale, The Mothers, The Power, The Story of Jane, Undivided Rights, Unterzakhn, What to Read When
Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Alta L. Price, Andrea Abi Karam, Andrea Marina, andrew sean greer, Armistead Maupin, Ashley M. Jones, Bay Area, Brian Fies, Christine H. Lee, Cory Doctorow, Dana Grigorcea, Dwayne Newton, Elaine Castillo, Jamil Jan Kochai, Jenny Brown, Jon Obermeyer, joyce carol oates, Julien Poirier, Kurt Eichenwald, Leila Weefur, Lynn Emanuel, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michael Krasny, Michelle Quint, Monica Sok, Namwali Serpell, Nona Caspers, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, R. O. Kwon, Richard Kadrey, San Francisco, Sarah Rose Etter, Shobha Rao, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Troy Jollimore, Yaccaira Salvatierra
Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Alice Robb, Analicia Sotelo, Andrena Zawinski, Bay Area, Brenda Hillman, Brian Copeland, Carol Lynn Grellis, Charlie Jane Anders, Chris Denson, David Brothers, David Roderick, Don Mee Choi, Eileen Malone, Esmé Weijun Wang, Faith Adiele, Forrest Gander, Gayle Brandeis, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Isaac Chotiner, Jasmine Gibson, joyce carol oates, Juliana Spahr, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Kathleen McClung, Kim Hyesoon, Komal KapoorKomal Kapoor, Laleh Khadivi, Lenore Weiss, Lisa Margonelli, Melanie Abrams, Michael Richards, Nikki Blades, Notable San Francisco, Porter Shreve, R. O. Kwon, Rachel Dacus, San Francisco, SF, Shanti Sekaran, Sylvia Ruth Gutmann, Vandana Shiva, Vanessa Fernandez, Yangsze Choo
“I guess that’s true when you write a novel, you end up taking out so much.”
Tags: Anne Raeff, berlin, Clara Mondschein’s Melancholia, Counterpoint, Counterpoint Press, family, fathers, gender roles, Haruki Murakami, Holocaust, Jennifer Virškus, joyce carol oates, love triangle, Morocco, mothers, running, short stories, The Jungle Around Us, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project, Winter Kept Us Warm, World War II, WWII
Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Deborah Santana, Francisco Cantu, Garrett Caples, Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Holly Pester, J. Gordon Faylor, Jasmin Darznik, John Murillo, joyce carol oates, JUlian Talamantez Brolaski, Lindsay Choi, Marina Lazzara, Neeli Cherkovski, Nicole Sealey, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Obi Kaufmann, R. O. Kwon, Richard Silber, Sandra Austin Mello, Shizue Seigel, Yasha Levine
Lola StVil discusses her latest novel,
Girls Like Me, how her characters demand to be written, what her family thinks of her writing career, and why representation is essential. ...more
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, acting, Chicago, cyberbullying, david sedaris, Deesha Philyaw, Donald Trump, Ednah Walters, fantasy, Girls Like Me, Guardians, Haiti, James Baldwin, joyce carol oates, Kissed By Shadows, Langston Hughes, Lola StVil, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Octavia Butler, Politics, Port-au-Prince, Rick Riordan, Samantha Irby, teenagers, television, Terah Edun, The Noru, The Toren, Trump, twitter, visible, Visible: Women Writers of Color, Women Writers of Color
Carmen Maria Machado discusses her debut story collection,
Her Body and Other Parties, her favorite horror writers and movies, and writing the book(s) she’s always wanted to read. ...more
Tags: 10 Cloverfield Lane, Achy Obejas, Anne Rivers Siddons, Bennett Sims, bisexuality, Book Club, Carmen Marie Machado, ethan nosowsky, Get Out, graywolf, Helen Oyeyemi, Her Body and Other Parties, horror, horror movies, It Follows, Jennifer Egan, Jenny Zhang, joyce carol oates, Law and Order: SVU, Lesley Nneka Arimah, LGBTQ, Lindy West, Manhattan Beach, Marisa Siegel, memoir, Nathan Ballingrud, queer, REC, residency, Rumpus Book Club, Shirley Jackson, short fiction, short stories, Shrill, Sofia Samatar, Sour Heart, tender, The Day We Got Drunk on Cake, The Descent, The Others, The Tower of the Antilles, The Witch, What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, White Dialogues, William Trevor, Yoko Ogawa
Literary events and readings in and around Chicago this week!
Tags: Chicago, Eula Biss, Jennifer Egan, John Freeman, Josefien Stoppelenburg, joyce carol oates, Nami Mun, Nic Joseph, Notable Chicago, Stephen Alltop, tori telfer, Zoe Zolbrod
Author Joyce Carol Oates discusses how the political climate affected the writing of her latest novel,
A Book of American Martyrs, how she uses Twitter, and why predictions are a waste of time. ...more
Tags: A Book of American Martyrs, A Rumpus Interview, abortion, Carson McCullers, daniel mendelsohn, Daniel Therriault, Danielle Susi, Donald Trump, George Tiller, Henri Cole, Jeffrey Guterman, joyce carol oates, LGBTQ, Luther Dunphy, michael moore, Nathan Englander, Paul Krugman, Politics, Rachel Maddow, reproductive rights, Social Media, teaching, teaching writing, Thomas Pluck, twitter
Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!
Tags: Adam Gopnik, Adam Sternbergh, Anna North, Ayana Mathis, Álvaro Enrigue, Cady Drell, Caroline Framke, Carolyn Murnick, Charlotte Shane, Chelsea Martin, chloe caldwell, Danez Smith, David Nicholson, Deborah Clearman, Deidre Coyle, elon green, Emily Skillings, Estelle Tang, Hallie Bateman, Hannah Lillith Assasdi, Irène Mathieu, Jack Sjogren, James Atlas, Jayson Smith, Jesmyn Ward, John Freeman, Jonathan Safran Foer, joyce carol oates, kate bolick, Lawrence Joseph, Mahogany Browne, Marcus Wicker, Matthew Rohrer, Monica McClure, Nathan Englander, Nicole Sealey, Notabel NYC, notable new york, Patricia Marx, r. sikoryak, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Roberto Montes, salman rushdie, Scott Esposito, Stacy Schiff, Tara Clancy
Author Meghan Lamb‘s new novel, Silk Flowers (Birds of Lace, March 2017), is a book that cuts to the core of disturbance. In it, a woman is struck by an inexplicable and undiagnosable illness that renders her immobile and takes away her ability to speak. Her husband must become her caretaker, living with a woman […]
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, All of Your Most Private Places, Anna Kavan, body, bronte sisters, Christina Wood Martinez, Daphne du Maurier, Edith Wharton, Failure to Thrive, fiction, horror, husbands and wives, illness, joyce carol oates, marriage, Meghan Lamb, memoir, Muriel Spark, New Years Eve at the Pine Burr Inn, peroneal neuropathy, revision, Shirley Jackson, Significant Others, Silk Flowers, Spork Press, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project
Saturday 5/27: Hossannah Asuncion and Che Gossett join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Tuesday 5/30: Samantha Irby presents her new essay collection We Are Never Meeting in Real Life (our May Book Club selection). Housing Works, 7 p.m., $20.
Tags: Alex Smith, Amanda Calderon, Amor Towles, Angel Nafis, Aziza Barnes, Britt Melewski, Che Gossett, Douglas Brunt, Emma Straub, Garnette Cadogan, Gerry Albarelli, Gish Jen, grace paley, hannah tinti, Harlan Coben, Helene Stapinski, Hossannah Asuncion, Irene O'Garden, isaac fitzgerald, jacqueline woodson, Jardine Libaire, Jessie Chaffee, jim shepard, joyce carol oates, Julia Dahl, Kaylie Jones, Kevin Bowen, Lee Matthew, Linda Carela, Margot Singer, Michael Tyrell, Naomi Replansky, Nathan McClain, New York City, Nora Paley, notable new york, Notable NYC, Rachel Lyon, Rodney Jones, Safia Elhillo, Samantha Irby, Sarah Moriarty, Shinelle L. Espaillat, Siobhan Adcock, Stephen Massimilla, Susan Tepper, Whitney Joiner, Ynestra King
Wednesday 4/12: Douglas Kearney reads for for UC Berkeley’s Holloway Series in Poetry. Free, 6:30 p.m., UC Berkeley, Hearst Field Annex. Joyce Carol Oates presents A Book of American Martyrs at Moe’s in Berkeley. It’s always a treat to encounter this author! Free, 7:30 p.m., Moe’s Books. Thursday 4/13: Shanthi Sekaran (Lucky Boy) reads at the Morrison […]
Tags: Angela Hume, Bob Booker, Cheena Marie Lo, Clark Coolidge, Daniel Curzon, Don Asmussen, Douglas Kearney, Edie Miedav, Jacob Kahn, Jean Cocteau, Jose Luis Gutierrez, joyce carol oates, Khalil Bendib, Kim Suck, Lalo Alcarez, Miles Davis, Needles and Opium, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Oscar Villalon, robert lepage, Shanthi Sekaran, Sharon Coleman, Tom Toro, Wayne Goodman
Sequoia Nagamatsu discusses his debut collection
Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone, grief as a character, and the intersection of ancient myth and the modern world. ...more
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, anime, death, dreams, folklore, godzilla, grief, Headwater LLC, hope, horror, Japan, Japanese folklore, Japanese literature, joyce carol oates, Kappa, magic, Meghan O’Rourke, Melissa Goodrich, myth, parenthood, parenting, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Sequoia Nagamatsu, short fiction, short stories, teaching writing, Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone, writing advice, Zero Girl
Wednesday 3/8: The Museum of the African Diaspora, as part of their current exhibition Where Is Here (curated by Jacquelyn Francis and Kathy Zarur), celebrate International Women’s Day with a discussion featuring mixed media and installation artist Asya Abdrahman and writers Faith Adiele and Tonya M. Foster. $10, 7 p.m., MOAD. Thi Bui launches her […]
Tags: Asya Abdrahman, Beau Sia, Bob Holman, Brian Catling, Cameron Awkward-Rich, Camille Dungy, Carolyn Ho, Chinaka Hodge, Faith Adiele, Francisco Herrera, glen david gold, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Hadeel Ramadan, Harriet Scott Chessman, Jacquelyn Francis, joyce carol oates, Kathy Zarur, Kendra Tanacea, Kevin Killian, L.A. Kauffman, Leena Trivedi-Grenier, Luis J. Rodriguez, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Marvin K. White, Michelle Lee, Molly Giles, Naudika William, Norman Ohler, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Paul Vangelisti, Peg Alford Purcell, Peter Bullen, Pireeni Sundaralingam, Sarah Stone, Shobha Rao, Stephen Kiesbye, Thi Bui, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Tonya M. Foster, Tracey Knapp, Yume Kim
Monday 2/27: Tim Dorsey discusses and signs Clownfish Blues. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. ALOUD presents An Evening with George Saunders. The author discusses his novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, in conversation with author Anthony Marra. Featuring a dramatic reading by Phil LaMarr. 7:30 p.m. in the Writer’s Guild Theater. The event is full, but […]
Tags: Anthony Marra, Antonia Crane, April Daniels, Arminé Iknadossian, Brandon Kfoury, Brian Sonia-Wallace, Brian Woodbury, Chris Morris, Christopher Higgs, CLS Ferguson, Colleen Dunn Bates, Conrad Romo, cynthia romanowski, george saunders, Glen Erik Hamilton, Greg Proops, Henri Cole, J. J. Gesher, James Blaylock, Jennifer Brody, John Lansing, jon raymond, joyce carol oates, Marytza Rubio, Megan Marshall, Melanie Jeffrey, Michael Tisserand, Nicelle Davis, Nolan Knight, Notable L.A., notable los angeles, Pete Begler, Phil LaMarr, Rachel Harper, Ramesh Srinivasan, Rich Ferguson, Rigo, Robin Finn, Scotch Rutherford, Sherilyn Fenn, Stephen Blackmoore, Steve Goldman, Tara Igoe, Tim Dorsey, Travis Richardson, Victor Cass
Yesterday, walking home along the wet pavement twinkling under the sunshine, I spied a flock of no fewer than twenty-four wild turkeys parading down the street, mostly chicks. I don’t see them today, as the rain has returned, and all is gray. I live on a hill where I can look out the window to […]
Tags: activism, Argyle C. Klopnik, Awake the Giant Within, basket of deplorables, Berkeley, California, Charles Kruger, City Lights, Donald Trump, East Bay, environment, environmental crisis, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, John Muir, joyce carol oates, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, LYFT, Orlando Furioso, Practical Candle Burning Rituals, Raymond Buckland, San Francisco, San Pablo Bay, Scott Pruitt, self-help, tarot, The Bunny Boy Tarot, The Decameron, The Origin of Species, The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse, Tony Robbins, Trump, turkeys
Wednesday 2/15: Simone White (House Envy of All the World) reads for the Holloway Series at UC Berkeley. Free, 6:30 p.m., UC Berkeley Hearst Annex. Min Jin Lee (Pachinko) reads her novel about generations of a Korean family. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Booksmith. Thursday 2/16: The Poetry Center San Jose presents a reading at San […]
Tags: Addy Malinowski, Amy Berkowitz, Andy Dugas, Ashley M. Jones, Christine No, Dara Barnat, David Kuhnlein, Grant Faulkner, Ingred Keir and MK Chavez, Josey Rose Duncan, joyce carol oates, Katie Kitamura, Kellie Nadler, Kevin Killian, Maw Shein Win, Michael McLaughlin, Min Jin Lee, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Oki Sogumi, Peter Bullen, R. O. Kwon, Raina J. León, Simone White, vanessa hua, Wendy Trevino, Yaltiza Ferraras
Wednesday 2/8: Poet Brandon Brown reads. Free, 7:30 p.m., Moe’s Books. Thursday 2/9: Adam Hochschild, National Book Award Finalist. Free, 5 p.m., Morrison Libray at UC Berkeley.
Tags: Adam Hochschild, Alia Volz, ASHA, Brandon Brown, Jennifer Quellette, Joseph Jason Santiago LaCour, joyce carol oates, Juan Alvarado Valdivia, Kit Robinson, Norma Cole, Norman Fischer, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Raphael Block, Raphael Cohen, Sarah Schulman, Sean Carroll, Tom Tomorrow
Poet Erik Kennedy discusses literary community and his formative years as a young writer in New Jersey, and shares two new prose poems.
Tags: 9/11, Adam Fitzgerald, Alex Dimitrov, Alicia Ostriker, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka, Anne Waldman, Anselm Berrigan, Ashleigh Young, Australia, Billy Collins, Black Mountain, Cape May, Claire Henderson, Denise Duhamel, diversity, Doc Drumheller, Douglas Piccinnini, Eleanor Catton, Erik Kennedy, expats, form, germany, grad school, jack kerouac, James Norcliffe, John McPhee, joyce carol oates, Junot Diaz, Justin Woo, Kerrin P. Sharpe, language, lit mag, literary magazine, Lois Marie Harrod, mark strand, Mayhem Poets, Māori, Melissa Wyse, MFA, Miguel Algarín, Munich, New Brunswick, New Jersey, new york, New Zealand, Nuyorican Café, nuyorican poet's cafe, NYC vs. MFA, Objet d’Art, On the Road, Pacific Northwest, patrick rosal, paul auster, Paul Muldoon, Princeton, Queen Mob's Teahouse, R A Villanueva, Reid Bingham, Rita Banerjee, Rita Dove, robert hass, Robert Pinsky, rutgers, Rutgers University, Seattle, slam poetry, Steven Toussaint, Suman Sridhar, The Anthologist, UK, Verbal Mayhem, Wildwood, William Carlos Williams, Yusef Komunyakaa
At the New York Review of Books, Joyce Carol Oates writes about Shirley Jackson through her seminal story “The Lottery,” her contemporaneous public perception via hate mail, the figure of her presented in literary biographies, the self she expressed in essays and works of memoir, her marriage made in hell, her abuse of powerful psychotropic drugs—amounting […]
Maryse Meijer discusses her debut collection
Heartbreaker, the importance of tension in writing, revision as a shield against criticism, and life as a twin. ...more
Tags: Beckett, craft, Don't Kiss Me, Extremities, feminism, george saunders, Heartbreaker, joyce carol oates, Kathe Koja, kelly link, Lindsay Hunter, Maria Anderson, Marriages & Infidelities, Maryse Meijer, Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You, patriarchy, power, revision, rituals, romance, sexuality, short fiction, short stories, siblings, The Goddess and Other Women, the rumpus, The Rumpus Interview, Twins, Wheel of Love, writing, writing habits
Russell Banks discusses his new book,
Voyager: Travel Writings, why we are never free from our history, and how writing saved his life. ...more
Tags: academia, Adirondacks, Alaska, bird watching, caribbean, climate change, Continental Drift, Cuba, Cuban Revolution, Don DeLillo, Dylan Foley, Errol Flynn, Fidel Castro, florida, goree island, Graham Greene, Hummer, interview, Jamaica, James Baldwin, joyce carol oates, Katmandu, memoir, MFA, Nelson Algren, oil, oil industry, paying the rent, Peter Matthiessen, prison system, Protestant, race, Racism, Russell Banks, Senegal, Seychelles Islands, slavery, teaching writing, The Rumpus Interview, The Sweet Hereafter, Toni Morrison, tourism, travel, travel writing, voyager, Voyager: Travel Writings, whiteness, William Kennedy