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Posts Tagged: memories

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #217: Sue William Silverman

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“Our memories are always in flux.”

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Love and Loss in the Time of Pandemics: Talking with Paul Lisicky

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Paul Lisicky discusses his new memoir, LATER: MY LIFE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.

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Writing Small Moments: A Conversation with Suzanne Farrell Smith

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Suzanne Farrell Smith discusses her debut memoir, THE MEMORY SESSIONS.

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What It Means to Be a Human: Talking with Maggie Downs

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Maggie Downs discusses her debut memoir, BRAVER THAN YOU THINK.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Paul Lisicky

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Paul Lisicky discusses his new memoir, LATER: MY LIFE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.

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Rendering Memory: A Conversation with Abby Frucht

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Abby Frucht discusses her first collection of poetry, MAIDS.

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Bounty

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The pleasure comes from the bounty itself, the viewing of it, knowing that she doesn’t have to eat it but that she could.

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Living the Unknown: Carmen Maria Machado’s In the Dream House

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I needed this book. Maybe you will, too.

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Letting Go of What We Love: Talking with Rachel Heng

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Rachel Heng discusses her debut novel, Suicide Club, the book’s genesis, her writing and reading life, and her thoughts on “wellness.”

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Bethany C. Morrow

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Bethany C. Morrow discusses her debut novel, MEM, how it felt to read Toni Morrison for the first time, and her hope for Black girl readers.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Morgan Jerkins

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Morgan Jerkins discusses This Will Be My Undoing, getting her start on the Internet, and why her collection of linked personal essays isn’t just another Millennial read.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #116: David Lazar

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“Becoming an essayist has always seemed to me as a bit of a pratfall.”

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Aurvi Sharma

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Aurvi Sharma discusses her memoir-in-progress, finding inspiration in ancient women’s voices, and writing against erasure.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Gabrielle Bell

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Gabrielle Bell discusses her forthcoming graphic memoir, Everything Is Flammable, what it was like to mine her own life for subject matter, and how anxiety affects her work.

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Lone Star Cinema

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In clinging to a set of memories that fade more every day, maybe I’m also clinging to an idyllic version of my own past.

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Mothers of My Diaspora

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It paralyzes me to think about the sacrifices my family made before I was in my mother’s womb. When they came here they knew they would lose a part of their language, their memories, their sanctity of self.

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: I Died of Dysentery

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The glorious ways we fifth graders died in Mr. Mosher’s computer class. We strove to die in the most imaginable permutations possible.

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