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Posts Tagged: Patricia Smith

What to Read When You Want Reparations Now

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Ashley M. Jones shares a reading list to celebrate REPARATIONS NOW!.

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Before the First Book: A Roundtable Discussion

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With Gabrielle Bates, I.S. Jones, and Erin Marie Lynch.

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The Last Poem I Loved: “The Hell Poem” by Shane McCrae

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I’m fascinated that the speaker’s harm disappearing is a function of being in Hell.

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Notable Online: 2/7–2/13

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Literary events taking place virtually this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 3/11–3/17

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2020

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A selection of AWP 2020 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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Notable NYC: 2/15–2/21

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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A Time and a Place: Talking with Faylita Hicks

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Faylita Hicks discusses her debut poetry collection, HOODWITCH.

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Notable Chicago: 10/25–10/31

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Literary events in and around Chicago this week!

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We’re All Fighting: A Conversation with Saeed Jones

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Saeed Jones discusses his new memoir, HOW WE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES.

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Notable San Francisco: 10/2–10/8

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable NYC: 8/31–9/6

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Black History

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Rumpus editors share for their favorite writing that speaks to black history past, present, and future.

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Notable Chicago: 2/8–2/14

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Literary events in and around Chicago this week!

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Notable NYC: 1/26–2/1

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Rumpus Exclusive: Cover Reveal for Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love

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Keith S. Wilson discusses the cover of his forthcoming debut, FIELDNOTES ON ORDINARY LOVE, plus an exclusive first look!

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Violence and Tenderness: The Explosive Expert’s Wife by Shara Lessley

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Lessley’s poems remind us: “Because to cry’s / a sign, to cry is proof, / there’s life.”

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Equal Rights Never Go out of Style: Talking with Monica Prince

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Monica Prince discusses writing, advocacy, and the art of the choreopoem.

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Notable Los Angeles: 10/8–10/14

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/16–4/22

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

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Poetry

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Rumpus editors share favorite poetry collections as we continue our celebration of National Poetry Month!

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Black History

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Rumpus editors share for their favorite writing that speaks to black history, past and present.

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A Deeply Human Act: Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

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What is so extraordinary about this collection is its lyricism, its humanity, and its urgency.

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Visitations: Gwendolyn Brooks at One Hundred

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A visitation is how I describe the past weeks walking with Gwendolyn Books. It is like she is just around every corner.

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Notable Twin Cities: 7/23-7/29

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Sunday 7/23: Dawn Reno Langley will read from her novel The Mourning Parade. Subtext Books, 2 p.m., free. Join author Jean Harper for the launch of her book, Still Life with Horses, which happens to be the winner of the 2017 Howling Bird Press Creative Nonfiction Prize! Sateren Auditorium, 7:15 p.m., free. Wednesday 7/26: Kathleen Anne Kenney will be presenting her new novel Girl […]

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Notable NYC: 7/8–7/14

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Sunday 7/9: Rachel Lyon, Gordon Harber, Chanice Hughes-Greenberg, and host Madeline Stevens join Sundays at Erv’s. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free. Monday 7/10: Jami Attenberg, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Courtney Maum, Elizabeth Crane, Paul Lynch, and Chiwan Choi join the Franklin Park reading series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free. Madeleine Mermall, Camonghne Felix, Mia Kang, Rachel Kang, Jeffery […]

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