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Posts Tagged: Oregon

The Hope of Time: Talking with Judith H. Montgomery

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Judith H. Montgomery discusses her latest poetry collection, MERCY.

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The Right to Lawfully Kill

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I say the world is on fire. I say I’m seeing things.

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Survival Soup

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You could say that I have trained for this pandemic all my life.

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Radical Enough

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I still wonder what became of all those gentle cows.

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That Little Bit of Magic: A Conversation with Ramiza Shamoun Koya

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Ramiza Shamoun Koya discusses her debut novel, THE ROYAL ABDULS.

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It’s a Beautiful (Toxic) Life

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My defensiveness has never been what’s saved me.

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Celebrating Queer Portland: A Conversation with Claire Rudy Foster

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Foster discusses their new story collection, SHINE OF THE EVER.

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Growing the Courage: A Conversation with Frances Badalamenti

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Frances Badalamenti discusses her debut novel, I DON’T BLAME YOU.

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A Confluence of Narratives: Talking with Debra Gwartney

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Debra Gwartney discusses her new memoir, I AM A STRANGER HERE MYSELF.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #94: I Think I Might

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This is a deep dive, therefore, into the site of brilliant, uncompromising contemporary work.

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A Book with Wings: Bird Book by Sidney Wade

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There is an acceptance of the strangeness of things in these poems, even a generosity big enough to invite the oracle in for dinner.

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To Look for America: A Road Trip, a Soundtrack

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One thing I was taught about travel—because my father is a black man born in Alabama in 1950—was that there are safe places for black people to go and places that aren’t as safe.

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Cowboy or Terrorist? Harney County and the Trump Presidency

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One person’s freedom to do anything they want can mean the absolute negation of another’s freedom.

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It’s Never Too Late to Be Found: A Conversation with Rene Denfeld

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Rene Denfeld discusses her latest book, The Child Finder, the ways in which trauma traps us, and the important role of imagination in finding resilience and escape.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #84: Susan DeFreitas

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Picture this: a curbside juggler with a rose between his teeth. That’s the opening image of Susan DeFreitas’s powerful debut novel, Hot Season. Vivid (and sometimes strange) images strike again and again, conjuring ponderosa pines, cafés, old houses, and new characters. The book is firmly set in the fictional town of Crest Top, Arizona, and […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview #80: Jon Raymond

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Jon Raymond is one of Portland’s finest wordsmiths. His writing spans TV, film, short story, novel, art criticism, and a hefty array of magazine work. His new novel, Freebird, is the story of a Californian Jewish family entangled in clashing politics, unspoken histories, and personal dissolve. The Singers are Holocaust survivor Sam, his contemptuous children, […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The Great Elk

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For a moment, seeing the small figures walking before the elk makes me think that white people know the Great Elk too.

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The Rumpus Interview with Alice Mattison

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Alice Mattison discusses her newest book, The Kite and the String, a meditation on her lifelong journey through the craft of writing, the joys of teaching writing, and the importance of community.

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