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Posts Tagged: mothers and sons

Voices on Addiction: Safety in a Blue Light

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Television babysat our family—our thirteen-channel set, reception via a rooftop antenna.

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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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A Love That Leaves Scars: With Teeth by Kristen Arnett

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Reading Kristen Arnett’s With Teeth is like taking an afternoon drive down the I-4 of my memory.

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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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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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The Lure of the Process: Talking with Chang-rae Lee

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Chang-rae Lee discusses his new novel, MY YEAR ABROAD.

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Trauma as Inheritance: Adam P. Frankel’s The Survivors

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The survivor is left to ponder whom he has become.

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Cultural Attunement and “Otherness”: A Conversation with Aimee Liu

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Aimee Liu discusses her new novel, GLORIOUS BOY.

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Arrest Record

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A Black boy, no matter how young, was not a child. He was a future criminal.

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Father Time Is Undefeated

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It’s a strange thing, seeing a reliable machine fail. Seeing a hero crash to earth.

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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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We’re All Fighting: A Conversation with Saeed Jones

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Saeed Jones discusses his new memoir, HOW WE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES.

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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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Beginning Again: Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

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For Little Dog, putting language to memory becomes a way to survive.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #175: Mira Jacob

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“I wanted it to feel like it was done with urgency because it was.”

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Intersecting and Diverging Narratives: Talking with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses her forthcoming anthology, WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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Toil and Trouble

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Feet dangle in the foreground, suspended in space by distance and gravity.

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