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Posts Tagged: mothers

ENOUGH: Thawing a Dream

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

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Joy in Persistence: Siri Hustvedt on Writing and the Need for Adaptive Grandiosity

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Everyone, even the most tell-all writer, withholds something in the interests of protecting herself or others, but my interest in my own stories has always been to use them to illustrate larger stories about the culture . . .

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Cynthia Dewi Oka

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Cynthia Dewi Oka discusses her new collection, FIRE IS NOT A COUNTRY.

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Turning the Lights On

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I feel guilt in the not good enough I carry alongside the not bad enough.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Amanda Moore

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Amanda Moore discusses her debut collection, REQUEENING.

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Woven Fibers and Broken Threads: Katherine Agyemaa Agard’s of colour

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To be imbricated in hundreds of years of colonial violence is to be entangled in colorist logics and stories of loss and belonging that are rarely linear or singular.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Andrew Bertaina

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“Life is incredibly sad, but it’s also funny, joyful, wonderful, and strange.”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Gene Kwak

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Gene Kwak discusses his debut novel, GO HOME, RICKY!

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The Burden of Translation: Talking with Leonora Simonovis

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Leonora Simonovis discusses her debut collection, STUDY OF THE RAFT.

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Before

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The mind, you see, wants better weather. The mind wants to believe what suits it best.

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The Trauma of Surviving: Tastes Like War by Grace M. Cho

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Amid all this survival, Cho carries the reader through with the comfort of food.

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All the Tired Horses

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There is a cloudy line between noise and sound, routine and ritual.

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Wow, Mom!: Mom Genes by Abigail Tucker

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The best books I have read about motherhood have not reassured me that these feelings will resolve.

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Creating a Fractured Whole: Megan Culhane Galbraith’s The Guild of the Infant Saviour

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To have lost, found, and then lost again seems especially wrenching, a kind of unmothering.

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A Small Universe Set in Motion: Talking with Amanda Moore

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Amanda Moore discusses her debut poetry collection, REQUEENING.

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To Gleam at the Periphery: Talking with Kendra DeColo

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

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

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

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ENOUGH: Undomesticated Dances

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

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