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Posts Tagged: memoir

Voices On Addiction: A Conversation with James Brown and Patrick O’Neil

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James Brown and Patrick O’Neil discuss WRITING YOUR WAY TO RECOVERY.

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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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Poetry as Incantation: Talking with Andrea Actis

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Andrea Actis discusses her debut book, GREY ALL OVER.

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That Moment of Transition: Talking with Musa Okwonga

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Musa Okwonga discusses IN THE END, IT WAS ALL ABOUT LOVE and ONE OF THEM.

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How Beautiful and Rough: A Conversation with Ashley C. Ford

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Ashley C. Ford discusses her debut memoir, SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER.

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Hopeful Acts: Talking with Krys Malcolm Belc

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Krys Malcolm Belc discusses his debut memoir, THE NATURAL MOTHER OF THE CHILD.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Karen Salyer McElmurray

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“The grief felt like giving birth, these waves of pain and then receiving.”

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Uncollapsing Memory: A Conversation with Vince Granata

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Vince Granata discusses his debut memoir, EVERYTHING IS FINE.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Laraine Herring

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“That’s the power of art, I think. It is transformative. It can love us all back home.”

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Playing House: A Conversation with Megan Culhane Galbraith

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Megan Culhane Galbraith discusses her debut book, THE GUILD OF THE INFANT SAVIOUR.

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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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Finding Home in a Cult’s Aftermath: Talking with Ronit Plank

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Ronit Plank discusses her new memoir, WHEN SHE COMES BACK.

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Voices on Addiction: Searching for Lilacs

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It hadn’t felt like teasing. It felt the way it always did these days—that I had disappointed her.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Susan Shapiro

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“My challenge was to tell my own story but also find ways to weave in wisdom and gravitas.”

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Depths of Story: Who’s Your Daddy by Arisa White

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The inherited wounds cut so deep one wonders if they can ever be fully healed.

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Claiming Our Untold Stories: Talking with Gina Frangello

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Gina Frangello discusses her debut memoir, BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN.

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Reimagining the Whole Damn World: A Conversation with Sonora Jha

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Sonora Jha discusses her new book, HOW TO RAISE A FEMINIST SON.

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A Quiet Epidemic: Jessica Zucker’s I Had A Miscarriage: A Memoir, A Movement

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While the event of a miscarriage may only be a moment, the body and mind grieve long after.

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Working from Memories of Memories: A Conversation with Lauren Hough

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Lauren Hough discusses her debut essay collection, LEAVING ISN’T THE HARDEST THING.

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Language Is the Spell: Kathryn Nuernberger’s The Witch of Eye

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A compendium of pungent and poignant biographical narratives of numerous so-called witches, The Witch of Eye is difficult to put down.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: David Biespiel

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“In the act of writing about it and revising it, I’m still having the experience.”

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We Can Be Both Torn and Whole: Talking with Jeannine Ouellette

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Jeannine Ouelette discusses her debut memoir, THE PART THAT BURNS.

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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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Transformed by Discovering: A Conversation with Beth Kephart

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Beth Kephart discusses her new memoir, WIFE | DAUGHTER | SELF.

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Belonging Is Everything: Talking with Georgina Lawton

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Georgina Lawton discusses her debut memoir, RACELESS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

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“The difference with memorializing my story is that I have invited others to live it, for a moment.”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Randa Jarrar

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Randa Jarrar discusses her new memoir, LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY.

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