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The Debt Never Promised

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I am making progress, but progress is slow.

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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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Criticism as a Life Practice: A Conversation with Yxta Maya Murray

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Yxta Maya Murray discusses her new novel, ART IS EVERTHING.

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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 Worlds We Inhabit: Home: New Arabic Poems

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These writers expand the meaning of the word home by virtue of their lives and their writing.

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Re-Contextualizing Dolly Parton in Her Full Glory: Talking with Sarah Smarsh

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Sarah Smarsh discusses her new book, SHE COME BY IT NATURAL.

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To Make Some Beauty: Talking with brian g. gilmore

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Poet brian g. gilmore discusses his newest collection, COME SEE ABOUT ME, MARVIN.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Alison Stine

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Alison Stine discusses her new novel, ROAD OUT OF WINTER.

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I Wrote a Road Trip through the Apocalypse, Then We Drove It

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I won’t say I brought this on myself, but I wrote it. I wrote it myself.

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Living Memory Keepers: Talking with Alicia Elliott

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Alicia Elliott discusses her essay collection, A MIND SPREAD OUT ON THE GROUND.

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When Background Becomes Foreground: Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown

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Chinatown comes to vivid life in Yu’s hands.

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Poetry as Archeology: Talking with Roy G. Guzmán

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Roy G. Guzmán discusses their debut collection, CATRACHOS.

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Your Schooling Is Your Voice: Talking with Abi Daré

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Abi Daré discusses her debut novel, THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE.

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Exceptional Pain and Power: Lima :: Limón by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

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See how visceral? Before I opened this book, I felt I was already inside it.

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Scientific, Healing Magic: How to Know the Flowers by Jessica Smith

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A poem by Jessica Smith yields the feeling that atoms of meaning vibrate, then come together.

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Rice Cake Love

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I’ll always wish for one last dim sum, one more time to hear the words “I love you, too.”

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Laying Bare Our Truths: A Conversation with Marika Lindholm

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Marika Lindholm discusses WE GOT THIS: SOLO MOM STORIES OF GRIT, HEART, AND HUMOR.

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Art Is Everything: Talking with Alex DiFrancesco

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Alex DiFrancesco discusses their new novel, ALL CITY.

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Beginning Again: Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

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For Little Dog, putting language to memory becomes a way to survive.

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The Demands of Domestic Labor: A Conversation with Megan K. Stack

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Megan K. Stack discusses her new memoir, WOMEN’S WORK.

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No-Man’s Land: A Conversation with Angela Mitchell

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Angela Mitchell discusses her debut collection, UNNATURAL HABITATS & OTHER STORIES.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #163: Padma Venkatraman

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“Stories have a power science doesn’t.”

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How to Keep Calm and Carry On

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Your mind doesn’t play tricks on you. You play tricks on your mind.

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