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Posts Tagged: performativity

Everyone You Meet Is God in Drag

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If the art of drag has taught me one thing, it’s that I am not unique.

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The Thread: Lacuna

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If nobody tells you what to call a feeling, your emotions have a gap.

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The Genius and the Nobody: Lynne Tillman’s Men and Apparitions

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Make it new, the modernists said. But how to rebuild the living body?

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #78: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

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In 2016, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s writing won the Narrative Poetry Contest. Bertram’s work is formally and thematically expansive and this sampling, called “Facts About Deer and Other Poems,” showcases her incredible range. In the poem “They were armed with long guns”—a poem written in ten parts—the sections move between lists, plain declarations like, “You know // […]

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