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Posts Tagged: parents

Rumpus Exclusive: “Mira Returns to Athens”

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How had he seen me upon this initial meeting? How had I seen him?

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Larger Than Life: Talking with Alia Volz

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Alia Volz discusses her debut memoir, HOME BAKED.

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The Poem Must Forgive: E. J. Koh’s The Magical Language of Others

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Empathy and forgiveness must begin with understanding.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Wild Animals

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I searched in its beady eyes and tried to find a motherly warmth.

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Circuitous Journeys: Talking with Sejal Shah

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Sejal Shah discusses her debut essay collection, THIS IS ONE WAY TO DANCE.

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A Vocabulary for Apostates

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I needed to reshape the definitions of words that were used against me.

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Interrogating Grief: A Converstion with Victoria Chang

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Victoria Chang discusses her new poetry collection, OBIT.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #208: Stephen Van Dyck

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“This reality is so much dustier, smellier, and bitterer than it seems through a screen.”

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Language Is Material: A Conversation with Simon(e) van Saarloos

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Simon(e) van Saarloos discusses PLAYING MONOGAMY.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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A Hard-Won Love: NOS by Aby Kaupang and Matthew Cooperman

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The child is born of them, yet is other to them; they work on behalf, and yet despite, and also against her.

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The Supplicant Undertaker

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Is it too much to ask: a girl to want her father to keep his feet firmly in the soil of the living?

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What Is Found There: Talking with Barbara Crooker and Marjorie Maddox

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Poets Barbara Crooker and Marjorie Maddox discuss their writing.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Tom Barbash

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Tom Barbash discusses THE DAKOTA WINTERS.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Viv Albertine’s Emotional Investigation

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I’ve worked through the pain, and made something useful and creative out of it.

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The Final Girl

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I wanted to be scared because being terrified taught me how to survive.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Terese Mailhot

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Terese Mailhot discusses her debut memoir, Heart Berries, writing candidly about one’s personal life, and the good that can come from anger.

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