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Posts Tagged: motherhood

Between Sex and Death: Deborah Landau’s Soft Targets

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Survival, for Landau, is both instinctual and ultimately pointless.

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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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Expunging the Bogeyman: Sady Doyle’s Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers

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The root of these imagined, monstrous versions of women, Doyle argues, is fear.

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Both Aggressor and Victim: Adèle by Leïla Slimani

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Who is Adèle Robinson, really, and what is it, exactly, that happened to her?

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A Box Full of Darkness: Talking with Adrienne Brodeur

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Adrienne Brodeur discusses her new memoir, WILD GAME.

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Both Ways at Once: Talking with Helen Phillips

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Helen Phillips discusses her new novel, THE NEED.

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Laying Bare Our Truths: A Conversation with Marika Lindholm

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Marika Lindholm discusses WE GOT THIS: SOLO MOM STORIES OF GRIT, HEART, AND HUMOR.

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Everyone You Love Is Broke: The Not Wives by Carley Moore

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How do you go on when the losses seem unbearable?

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A Parcel of Stories: Hard Damage by Aria Aber

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The speaker in Hard Damage, it seems, is writing herself to life.

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Mama’s Fancy Stripper Heels: Working Mothers Dish

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[A] person’s labor is not indicative of their parenting.

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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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The Mentor Series: Vanessa Hua and Susan Straight

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Vanessa Hua interviews her mentor, Susan Straight.

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I Am the Ignition

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I don’t believe in redemption stories.

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Introducing Lamoishe and Hezbollah Schoenfeld

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I nearly got disowned over my decision not to pass on the family name.

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The Thread: Art Monsters

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I don’t want to be a martyr or a monster. I want to be human.

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A Very Precarious Moment: Talking with Karen Russell

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Karen Russell discusses her newest collection, ORANGE WORLD AND OTHER STORIES.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #184: Caroline Hagood

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“I wanted to write a manifesto on the artistic act of a woman looking and making.”

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