Posts Tagged: Julie Schumacher

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #153: Julie Schumacher

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“I have to confess here that I never studied Shakespeare in college.”

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Notable NYC: 8/11–8/17

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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What to Read When You Want to Read Funny Women

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Sometimes the truth hurts. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have to hear it, and all the better if we can couch those painful truths amid laughter.

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What to Read When You Want to Go to College

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College is a rite of passage for many young people, and it’s also a part of the American Dream for many families. Here is a list of books that tackle those fraught four years.

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Notable Twin Cities: 5/14-5/20

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Sunday 5/14: Celebrate Mother’s Day with a reading by contributors to Riding Shotgun: Women Write About Their Mothers, a collection of true stories about mothers and daughters. Readers include Susan Power, Sheila O’Connor, and Wang Ping. The reading will be hosted by editor Kathryn Kysar. Bockley Gallery, 2 p.m., free. Monday 5/15: Coffee House Press’s Housequake returns, featuring all of […]

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Notable Twin Cities: 4/9-4/15

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Sunday 4/9: Jenny Swartout will be signing copies of her book The Little One Behind the Badge. Barnes and Noble Edina, 1 p.m., free. Annie Meehan will be signing copies of her new book Be the Exception: Your 7 Steps to Transformation. Barnes and Noble St. Paul, 2 p.m., free. Monday 4/10: Doctor and author Dr. Sharad P. Paul, MD, will […]

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Notable Twin Cities: 1/29–2/4

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Monday 1/30: Start your week with a little whiskey. Magers & Quinn hosts writer Fred Minnick, author of Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of an American Whiskey. He’ll read from and answer questions about the book. 7 p.m., free. Tuesday 1/31: At Once Upon A Crime, mystery writer Ellen Hart will present, discuss, and […]

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Notable Twin Cities: 1/15–1/22

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Sunday 1/15: Catch journalist Wesley Lowery at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. Lowry reported from Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, where he was arrested. He’ll be discussing his new book, They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement. 2 p.m., free. Later, in Minneapolis, Writers […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Julie Schumacher

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Julie Schumacher discusses going extinct, iPads and iPhones, epistolary novels, and why the number of MFA programs in the U.S. is a non-issue.

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