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To Become A Kind Person Who Also Writes Books: Body Work by Melissa Febos

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The ethics of Body Work are not necessarily that we writers and lovers must achieve perfect consistency between our behaviors (shopping at Sephora) and our politics (beauty standards are harmful), or between our desires (to be rewarded, both intangibly and commercially, for our adherence to dominant culture) and our values (to resist that dominance).

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What to Read When 2022 Is Just Around the Corner

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Books releasing in the first half of 2022 that we can’t wait to read!

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What to Read When: A Holiday Book-Gifting Guide

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Rumpus recommendations for books to gift to friends and family this holiday season!

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Two Books for the Frozen Sea: A Conversation with Megan Stielstra

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Megan Stielstra discusses her recently rereleased books EVERYONE REMAIN CALM and ONCE I WAS COOL.

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Notable Online: 8/8–8/14

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Literary events taking place virtually this week!

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Reinventing the Truth: A Conversation with Anna Qu

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Anna Qu discusses her debut memoir, MADE IN CHINA.

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Scrutinizing the Ties That Bind: Melissa Febos’s Girlhood

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By the end of the collection, Febos has managed to rewrite or erase entirely many parts of the patriarchal script that held her bound.

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What to Read When You Don’t Know You’re a Poet

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Kendra Allen shares a reading list to celebrate THE COLLECTION PLATE.

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What to Read When You Grew Up with the Baby-Sitters Club

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Marisa Crawford and Megan Milks share a reading list to celebrate WE ARE THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Pride

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Rumpus editors share a list of new and forthcoming books to celebrate Pride Month!

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Lilly Dancyger

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Lilly Dancyger discusses her debut essay collection, NEGATIVE SPACE.

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Notable Online: 5/16–5/22

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Notable Online: 5/9–5/15

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Notable Online: 5/2–5/9

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Notable Online: 4/25–5/1

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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Notable Online: 4/11–4/17

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Notable Online: 4/4–4/10

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Notable Online: 3/28–4/3

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Everything Must Change: A Conversation with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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All about Anthologies: A Roundtable Discussion

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With Lilly Dancyger, Sari Botton, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, and Christine Taylor.

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Notable Online: 3/7–3/13

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Women’s History

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Rumpus editors share a list of new and forthcoming books to celebrate Women’s History Month.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Forsyth Harmon

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“Yes: in terms of an authorial presence, I tried to tread lightly.”

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Notable Online: 2/7–2/13

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Notable Online: 1/24–1/30

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