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Posts Tagged: Politics

Place, Patois, and a Pinch of Politics: A Conversation with Celeste Mohammed

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Celeste Mohammed discusses her debut novel-in-stories, PLEASANTVIEW.

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FUNNY WOMEN: Medieval Witch Confession or Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory?

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Witches are real.

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SquareRoot of Love: Beyond the Divide

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We need some love back, especially from elected and community leaders.

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A Literary Tasting Menu: My Year Abroad by Chang-rae Lee

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Simply put, the novel’s heart is not political but sensual.

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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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Drip

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But I think durag because, well, I’ve seen plenty in my life.

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Swinging Modern Sounds: Observations on the Occasion of a 100th Column

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The clash of opinions about music is music itself.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Beth Alvarado

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Beth Alvarado discusses her new story collection, JILLIAN IN THE BORDERLANDS.

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The Right to Lawfully Kill

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I say the world is on fire. I say I’m seeing things.

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The Discourse of Undocumentedness: Talking with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

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Karla Cornejo Villavicencio discusses her first book, THE UNDOCUMENTED AMERICANS.

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From the Editors: Election 2020

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Rumpus editors share their thoughts, fears, and concerns around the impending election.

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The World Is on Fire: Living Weapon by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

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A democratic art, the poet says, will take us through. Come November, vote.

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Survival Soup

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You could say that I have trained for this pandemic all my life.

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Reclaiming History from the Bigots: Jill Lepore’s This America

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History itself is not so conveniently tidy, and neither is this book.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Sacred Stories”

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All anyone really wants is to be seen and heard, and yet we avoid seeing and hearing others every day.

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Building and Building: Talking with Patricia Spears Jones

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Patricia Spears Jones discusses her body of work, the future of poetry, and more.

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Until Democracy Falls: Talking with Matthew Baker

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Matthew Baker discusses his new story collection, WHY VISIT AMERICA.

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Hybrid by Nature: A Conversation with Tara Campbell

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Tara Campbell discusses her new book, POLITICAL AF: A RAGE COLLECTION.

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The Virus

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In the eyes of some, we’re worse than disease vectors: we are the disease.

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Beyond Anger and Sorrow: On Poetry, Pleasure, Politics, and Offense

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A poetry of coalition building: how would that sound?

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Heather McHugh

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Heather McHugh discusses her new poetry collection, MUDDY MATTERHORN.

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