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From the Archive: Rumpus Original Fiction—The Christmas Party

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I laugh. My laugh, this thing that sounds better on somebody else.

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Picasso Shares His Screen

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The faces of the students appeared one by one, both there and not.

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Reading Whitman While White

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It is only by holding Whitman accountable for all of his language that we can also love other parts of his language and poetics.

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Searching for Sleeper Trains

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There aren’t enough trains in Los Angeles. Not enough for me to sleep.

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Wow, Mom!: Mom Genes by Abigail Tucker

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The best books I have read about motherhood have not reassured me that these feelings will resolve.

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Reclaiming the Roots of Self-Care: A Conversation with Nneka M. Okona

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Nneka M. Okona discusses her new book, SELF-CARE FOR GRIEF.

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A Space to Include the Excess: Talking with Janice Lee

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Janice Lee discusses her new novel, IMAGINE A DEATH.

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There Are No Rules: A Conversation with Jo Lloyd

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Jo Lloyd discusses her debut story collection, SOMETHING WONDERFUL.

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The Ugly Side of Ambition: A Conversation with Joy Lanzendorfer

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Joy Lanzendorfer discusses her debut novel, RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM.

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The Dangerous Myth of the “Perfect Victim”: A Conversation with Jonathan Parks-Ramage

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Jonathan Parks-Ramage discusses his debut novel, YES, DADDY.

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Ways to Love, and Be Loved: Talking with Joy Ladin

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Joy Ladin discusses the new edition of THE BOOK OF ANNA.

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Desire for Depth and Closeness: Talking with Laurel Nakanishi

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Laurel Nakanishi discusses her debut poetry collection, ASHORE.

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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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Imposing the Life on the System: A Conversation with Eula Biss

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Eula Biss discusses her new book, HAVING AND BEING HAD.

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The Complex Disability Representation We Need: Rebekah Taussig’s Sitting Pretty

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What Taussig does, then, is ground these ideas in reality through her own lived experiences.

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An Obligation to Dream: Talking with Noé Álvarez

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Noé Álvarez discusses his debut memoir, SPIRIT RUN.

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The Privilege of Anxiety: Mark O’Connell’s Notes from an Apocalypse

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What does our “future-dread,” as O’Connell puts it, show us about our own lives in the present?

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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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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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Against Respectability: A Conversation with Raven Leilani

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Raven Leilani discusses her debut novel, LUSTER.

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Masters of Movement: A Conversation with Morgan Jerkins

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Morgan Jerkins discusses her new book, WANDERING IN STRANGE LANDS.

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