Kimberly Garrett Brown shares a reading list to celebrate CORA’S KITCHEN.
Tags: Cane, Claude McKay, Cora's Kitchen, Home to Harlem, Jean Toomer, Jessie Redmon Faust, Kimberly Garrett Brown, Langston Hughes, Nella Larsen, Not Without Laughter, passing, Plum Bun, Plum Bun: A Novel without a Moral, Quicksand, Romance in Marseille, The Ways of White Folks, The Weary Blues, Their Eyes Were Watching God, What to Read When, zora neale hurston
Joe Okonkwo shares a reading list to celebrate KISS THE SCARS ON THE BACK OF MY NECK.
Tags: andrew sean greer, Another Country, Blackbird, Darieck Scott, David Ebershoff, Dorothy West, James Baldwin, Joe Okonkwo, Kiss the Scars on the Back of My Neck, Langston Hughes, Larry Duplechan, Less, love, Madeline Miller, Nella Larsen, passing, The Danish Girl, The Living Is Easy, The Song of Achilles, The Weary Blues, Toni Morrison, Traitor to the Race, What to Read When
Georgina Lawton discusses her debut memoir, RACELESS.
Tags: adoption, ancestry, black women, blackness, bodies, body insecurity, Brit Bennett, childhood, childhood trauma, colonialism, community, daughers, Diaspora, dna, Donna Hemans, family, family history, family secret, fathers, fathers and daughters, Georgina Lawton, identity, Ireland, Irish, Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe, memoir, mothers, mothers and daughters, Nella Larsen, passing, Raceless, racial identity, racial inequality, Racism, The Vanishing Half, therapist, therapy, transracial, transracial adoption, trauma, We Wear the Mask, whiteness, women's bodies
Anne Goldman shares a reading list to celebrate STARGAZING IN THE ATOMIC AGE.
Tags: A Lesson Before Dying, And the Earth Did Not Devour Him, Anne Goldman, Arturo Islas, Bone, Corregidora, Do No Harm, ernest j. gaines, Fae Myenne Ng, Gayl Jones, Henry Marsh, Hisaye Yamamoto, Housekeeping, Lara Vapnyar, Lewis Thomas, Marilynne Robinson, Nella Larsen, passing, Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories, Stargazing in the Atomic Age, The Lives of a Cell, The Rain God, There Are Jews in My House, Tomás Rivera, What to Read When
Rumpus editors select writing that speaks to women’s history—past, present, and future.
Tags: Adrienne Rich, America's Women, audre lorde, Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir, Barbara Jane Reyes, Bestiary, Bloodlines: Odyssey of a Native Daughter, Carina Chocano, Charlotte Perkins, Deborah A. Miranda, Directed by Desire, Donika Kelly, Electric Arches, Elissa Washuta, Eve Ewing, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Gail Collins, Heart Berries, Hope in the Dark, In Praise of Difficult Women, Invocation to Daughters, Janet Campbell Hale, Jesmyn Ward, Julia Pierpont, June Jordan, Karen Karbo, Kate Harding, Katie Green, Katy Horan, Kindred, Lighter Than My Shadow, Literary Witches, Marge Piercy, Men We Reaped, michelle dean, Morgan Parker, My Body Is a Book of Rules, Nasty Women, Nella Larsen, Nicole Sealey, Octavia Butler, On Lies Secrets and Silence, Ordinary Beast, passing, reading recommendations, Rebecca Solnit, Rocket Fantastic, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, Sister Outsider, Svetlana Alexievich, Taisia Kitaiskaia, Terese Mailhot, The Little Book of Feminist Saints, The Moon is Always Female, The Unwomanly Face of War, The Yellow Wallpaper, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce, Together We Rise, What to Read When, Women's History Month, You Play the Girl
Writer and academic Lauren Elkin discusses her latest book
Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London, the freedoms and constraints of urban space for women, and the power of first person. ...more
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, Abuse, academia, academic, Agnès Varda, Annie Ernaux, Arcades Project, assault, Baudelaire, cities, colette, Deborah Parsons, Djuna Barnes, Elizabeth Wilson, Etel Adnan, feminism, first person, Flâneuse, gender, gender disparity, gender roles, Georges Sand, Girls Visions and Everything, glasgow, harassment, History of the Bedroom, Hope Mirrlees, Janet Wolff, Jean Rhys, Laura Maw, Lauren Elkin, liverpool, London, Martha Gellhorn, Matilda Rossetti, memoir, Michelle Perrot, Mumbai, Nella Larsen, new york, Of Cities and Women, paris, Paris When It's Naked, perspective, public space, Rebecca Solnit, Ruth Orkin, Sandeep Parmar, Sarah Schulman, sexism, sophie calle, Sphinx in the City, street harassment, Street Haunting, Streetwalking the Metropolis, Tehran, The Invisible Flâneuse, tokyo, University of Liverpool, urban space, venice, virginia woolf, wanderlust, women
Clarence Major discusses his new collection
Chicago Heat and Other Stories, the artist’s role in politics, Donald Trump and race relations, and Paris in the good old days. ...more
Tags: Air Force, All-Night Visitors, Anagogic and Paideumic Review, Archibald Motley, Art Institute of Chicago, Baudelaire, Charles Shaw, Chester Himes, Chicago, chicago heat, chicago heat and other stories, clarence major, Claude McKay, Coercion Review, Curtis Zahn, D. V. Smith, david breithaupt, David Cornell De Jong, David Kalugin, Donald Hall, E. W. Northnagel, East Village, Emilie Glen, ezra pound, France, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Georges Bataille, Green Writer’s Press, Gwendolyn Brooks, Harold Witt, Henry Miller, Hillary Clinton, history, hitler, interview, J. P. Donleavy, James Baldwin, James Boyer May, James Weldon Johnson, Jean Toomer, Kenneth Patchen, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Martin Heidegger, Midwest, mythology, Native Son, Nazi Germany, Necessary Distance: Essays and Criticism, Nella Larsen, new york, novel, obama, painting, Paul Eluard, poetry, Politics, psychology, Racism, Reflex and Bone Structure, religion, richard wright, rimbaud, Robert Hayden, samuel beckett, Søren Kierkegaard, setting, Sheri Martinelli, short fiction, short stories, Sigmund Freud, St. Marks, The Paintings of Clarence Major: Between Imagination and Motif, the rumpus, The Rumpus Interview, Theodor Reik, Thomas Carlyle, travel, Trump, visual art, Walt Whitman, Walter Lowenfels, William Carlos Williams, William Gardner Smith, william meredith, William S. Burroughs, writers of color, writing, Zora Neal Hurston