Quantcast

Posts Tagged: mothers

To Gleam at the Periphery: Talking with Kendra DeColo

By

Kendra DeColo discusses her new collection, I AM NOT TRYING TO HIDE MY HUNGERS FROM THE WORLD.

...more

The Fractures of Motherhood: Julia Fine’s The Upstairs House

Reviewed By

Like Fine’s uniquely constructed book, being a mom is to be permanently fractured.

...more

ENOUGH: Undomesticated Dances

By

A Rumpus series of work by women, trans, and nonbinary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

...more

Acts of Love: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Reviewed By

Zauner’s memoir is not a performance, but an act of love, including all the dirty little bits that come with it.

...more

The More Painful Absence: Keema Waterfield’s Inside Passage

Reviewed By

In this lush and raw account, musicians play, voices harmonize and then separate again, town after Alaska town rolls by… and Waterfield searches for home.

...more

The Isolation of Millennial Life: Ancco’s Nineteen

Reviewed By

Nineteen is a book that’s by turns smart, sad, and scathing.

...more

ENOUGH: The Color of the Cast

By

A Rumpus series of work by women, trans, and nonbinary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

...more

Rumpus Exclusive: “The Human”

By

Man was living on the moon but Medicare was still a disaster.

...more

How We Create Ourselves: Second Place by Rachel Cusk

Reviewed By

The voice reaches and reaches at answers to broad questions. Sometimes it pulls back pieces of insight and beauty.

...more

Reinventing the Truth: A Conversation with Anna Qu

By

Anna Qu discusses her debut memoir, MADE IN CHINA.

...more

The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Elizabeth Gonzalez James

By

Elizabeth Gonzalez James discusses her debut novel, MONA AT SEA.

...more

Making Space for Curiosity: A Conversation with Pik-Shuen Fung

By

Pik-Shuen Fung discusses her debut novel, GHOST FOREST.

...more

Accidental Altars

By

Choose, the specter points in opposite directions.

...more

The Ugly Side of Ambition: A Conversation with Joy Lanzendorfer

By

Joy Lanzendorfer discusses her debut novel, RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM.

...more

Voices on Addiction: Safety in a Blue Light

By

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

...more

The Legality of Love

By

I remember when I learned there is a syntax to love.

...more

That’s the Metaphor: A Conversation with Kendra Allen

By

Kendra Allen discusses her debut poetry collection, THE COLLECTION PLATE.

...more

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

By

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

...more

To Set Asunder: The Separation and Synthesis of Tiana Nobile’s Cleave

Reviewed By

A word becomes a reckoning, a reconciling of contradiction.

...more

A Mother Is an Intellectual Thing

By

I hope, by writing this, language can jar a wound.

...more

In All the History of Wanting

By

For what, after all, is more monstrous than a woman who wants?

...more

Hypocrisy Is Ripe for Stories: Talking with Melissa Scholes Young

By

Melissa Scholes Young discusses her new novel, THE HIVE.

...more

Uncollapsing Memory: A Conversation with Vince Granata

By

Vince Granata discusses his debut memoir, EVERYTHING IS FINE.

...more

Playing House: A Conversation with Megan Culhane Galbraith

By

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

...more

A Love That Leaves Scars: With Teeth by Kristen Arnett

Reviewed By

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

...more