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Posts Tagged: mental illness

Poetics of Lineage

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I see the birds. I feel my body, splitting from its spirit, lying in the grass.

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You Never Win, You Never Lose: Talking with Gabriel Birnbaum

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Gabriel Birnbaum discusses his new album, NOT ALONE.

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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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Parallel Planes: The Ghosts of Mothers and Daughters

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I need to hear myself say it out loud to make it real.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Shira Erlichman

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Shira Erlichman discusses her debut poetry collection, ODES TO LITHIUM.

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A Modern-Day Witch: Talking Augusten Burroughs

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Augusten Burroughs discusses his new memoir, TOIL & TROUBLE.

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Driven from the Village with Pitchforks

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“Monster” is a good name for anything you want to destroy.

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Negotiating Girlhood: A Conversation with Jaquira Díaz

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Jaquira Díaz discusses her debut memoir, ORDINARY GIRLS.

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A Rope to Grab in the Chaos: Talking with Esmé Weijun Wang

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Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her debut essay collection, THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.

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The Language of Grief: Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li

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To grieve is to demonstrate dedication to those we love.

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I Am the Ignition

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I don’t believe in redemption stories.

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Finding the World Within

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Secrets are expectations passed down over silent years.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Amber van de Bunt

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Amber van de Bunt discusses her debut memoir, OVERCOME.

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Doing the Work of Empathy: A Conversation with Marin Sardy

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Marin Sardy discusses her debut memoir, THE EDGE OF EVERY DAY: SKETCHES OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

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Free Indirect Suicide: An Unfinished Fugue in H Minor

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I want a PhD in how to want, effortlessly, to be alive.

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