Posts Tagged: Ladan Osman

What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Black History

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Rumpus editors share for their favorite writing that speaks to black history past, present, and future.

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Rumpus Exclusive: Cover Reveal for Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love

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Keith S. Wilson discusses the cover of his forthcoming debut, Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love, plus an exclusive first look!

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Notable Chicago: 4/21–4/27

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Friday 4/21: Women & Children First welcomes Kay Ulanday Barrett for the Chicago launch party for their poetry collection, When the Chant Comes. Kay will be joined by H. Melt, Francesca Royster, and Darien R. Wendell. 7:30 p.m., free. Sunday 4/23: Women & Children First hosts young adult authors Brittany Cavallaro, Jilly Gagnon, and Stephanie Strohm […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks shares a special Halloween essay he’s illustrated for us. Meanwhile, in the Saturday Essay, Evan Lavender-Smith reveals takes a frank and humorous look at self-image. “Character Evan” is attractive, fit, responsible, and mature; a good husband and father. But “real Evan” experiences anxiety and self-doubt. The latter worries about the “heat death” of the universe and […]

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