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Posts Tagged: patriarchy

Rumpus Exclusive: “Kristy’s Invisible Hand and Das Baby-Sitters Club Kapital”

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The babysitters inspired me, and Kristy’s entrepreneurial vision seemed plain yet elegant; easy-to-follow, too.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sayantani Dasgupta

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“I wanted to write a story that doesn’t shy away from the problems but one that’s also hopeful.”

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Hell Is a Young Man: Fraternity by Benjamin Nugent

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The brutality of frat culture, Nugent suggests, is a veneer that hardly masks its devotees’ miseries and insecurities.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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Reimagining the Whole Damn World: A Conversation with Sonora Jha

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Sonora Jha discusses her new book, HOW TO RAISE A FEMINIST SON.

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Language Is the Spell: Kathryn Nuernberger’s The Witch of Eye

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A compendium of pungent and poignant biographical narratives of numerous so-called witches, The Witch of Eye is difficult to put down.

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Everything Must Change: A Conversation with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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Fundamentally, Necessarily Vulnerable: A Conversation with jamie hood

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jamie hood discusses her debut book, HOW TO BE A GOOD GIRL.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Mike Alberti

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“I think about loss as echoes or circular structures.”

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Making a Shelter of Language: A Conversation with Bhaswati Ghosh

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Bhaswati Ghosh discusses her debut novel, VICTORY COLONY, 1950.

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Claiming Space to Matter: Talking with Jennifer Berney

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Jennifer Berney discusses her debut memoir, THE OTHER MOTHERS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sheila Squillante

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“I felt like I wanted to do it and not explain it.”

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Sleeping with Myself

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I exist in a field of landmines, never quite sure when one will go off or why.

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Not Looking Away: The State She’s In by Lesley Wheeler

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But look at this poet-speaker speaking the unspeakable!

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Dark and Light at the Same Time: A Conversation with Fariha Róisín

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Fariha Róisín discusses her debut novel, LIKE A BIRD.

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What Am I Fighting For?: A Conversation with Deborah A. Miranda

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Deborah A. Miranda discusses her new collection of poetry, ALTAR FOR BROKEN THINGS.

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project: Andrea Bartz

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“And as those masks fall away, we get down to the shame and envy underneath.”

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jenny Hval

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Jenny Hval discusses her new novel, GIRLS AGAINST GOD.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #231: Ruth O. Saxton

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“While the past remains always present, old women exist in the present.”

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Form Revealing Itself: A Conversation with Liz Prato

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Liz Prato discusses her essay collection VOLCANOES, PALM TREES, AND PRIVILEGE.

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Others Would Tell Me Nothing Is Mine: Talking with Barbara Jane Reyes

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Barbara Jane Reyes discusses her new collection, LETTERS TO A YOUNG BROWN GIRL.

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The Complications of #MeToo: Mary Gaitskill’s This Is Pleasure

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Quin, too, must make sense of his behavior and the consequences.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Matthew Salesses

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Matthew Salesses discusses his new novel, DISAPPEAR DOPPELGÄNGER DISAPPEAR.

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