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Posts Tagged: Ottessa Moshfegh

We Are Not Gods: Talking with Elizabeth Ellen

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Elizabeth Ellen discusses her new story collection, HER LESSER WORK.

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Notable Online: 6/27–7/3

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Literary events taking place virtually this week!

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Notable Online: 5/23–5/29

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Literary events taking place virtually this week!

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What to Read When You Don’t Know Where Home Is

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Claire Fuller shares a reading list to celebrate UNSETTLED GROUND.

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The Plague within a Plague: Ethel Rohan’s In the Event of Contact

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Rohan is masterful at mining these triads for their palpable uneasiness and unavoidable suffering.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #226: Benjamin Nugent

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“I’m interested in beautiful events that are wrong.”

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Notable Online: 6/21–6/27

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Literary events taking place virtually this week!

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Notable Philadelphia: 3/3–3/9

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Literary events in and around Philly this week!

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The Body Uncanny: Verge by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Though the stories vary in length and scope, each cuts deep into a truth of humanity.

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Love Story as Case Study: A Conversation with Rheea Mukherjee

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Rheea Mukherjee discusses her debut novel, THE BODY MYTH.

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Both Aggressor and Victim: Adèle by Leïla Slimani

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Who is Adèle Robinson, really, and what is it, exactly, that happened to her?

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Notable Los Angeles: 9/23–9/29

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sally Wen Mao

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Sally Wen Mao discusses her new collection, OCULUS.

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Our Beautiful Fragility: A Conversation with Lisa Locascio

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Lisa Locascio discusses her debut novel, OPEN ME.

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Notable NYC: 7/28–8/3

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 7/9–7/15

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Brain Soup and Making Things: A Conversation with Rita Bullwinkel

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Rita Bullwinkel discusses her debut story collection, Belly Up, the foolishness of writing, and what went into the making of her first book.

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A Curious Swarm or Energy: Talking with Rachel B. Glaser

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Rachel B. Glaser discusses her newest poetry collection, HAIRDO, her writing process, and the books and writers that have influenced her.

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Notable Los Angeles: 6/26–7/2

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Monday 6/26: Mel Goodman discusses and signs Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. ALOUD presents An Evening with Roxane Gay. She will be discussing her new book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, in conversation with journalist Ann Friedman. 7:30 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre. […]

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Reality Scooped: Talking with Tony Tulathimutte

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Recent Whiting Award winner Tony Tulathimutte discusses his first novel, Private Citizens, the state of satire in 2017, “booby-trapping” identity politics, and productivity in the Internet age.

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Notable NYC: 4/1–4/7

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Saturday 4/1: Paolo Javier and Jill Magi join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 4/2: Robin Myers and translator Ezequiel Zaidenwerg discuss Conflations. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 5:30 p.m., free. Monday 4/3: Fiona Maazel, Alissa Nutting, Robert Lopez, Lance Olsen, and April Ayers Lawson join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 […]

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Notable NYC: 1/21–1/27

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Saturday 1/21: Women’s March on New York City. Resist. On Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th St and 2nd Ave, 11 am, free. Eléna River, Ryan Collerd, and Carol Snow discuss works of poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Mahogany L Browne, Purvi Shah, and Lauren Whitehead join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. […]

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/16–1/22

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Monday 1/16: It’s MLK Day. Take some time today to read one of those fancy new books you bought. Tuesday 1/17: Gregg Hurwitz discusses and signs his new thriller The Nowhere Man. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood. David Lida discusses and signs One Life, in conversation with Alex Espinoza. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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This week, VICE’s 2016 Fiction Issue is out, with work from exciting voices like Ottessa Moshfegh, Rachel Cusk, Roxane Gay, and more. This year’s fiction issue, like the magazine itself, is an engaging, diverse, and sometimes in-your-face read with topics ranging from smart cars to campus rape, love triangles to the meaning of life. One […]

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