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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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Quiet, Radical Defiance: The Equivalents by Maggie Doherty

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Education, work, study: these were not simply a means to an end.

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Cultural Attunement and “Otherness”: A Conversation with Aimee Liu

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Aimee Liu discusses her new novel, GLORIOUS BOY.

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Tripping the Ekphrastic Fantastic: Talking with Miah Jeffra

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Miah Jeffra discusses their new book, THE FABULOUS EKPHRASTIC FANTASTIC!.

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Too Earnest for Twitter: A Conversation with Cameron Esposito

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Cameron Esposito discusses her new memoir, SAVE YOURSELF.

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Bodies Are Not Metaphors: Talking with Brit Bennett

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Brit Bennett discusses her second novel, THE VANISHING HALF.

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On Loss of Land and Loss of Girlhood: Taneum Bambrick’s Vantage

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Girlhood remains, like the land, a constant site of male fascination, desire, and violence.

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Abstracting Yourself: A Conversation with Robin Hemley

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Robin Hemley discusses his new essay collection, BORDERLINE CITIZEN.

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Nothing Gets Solved: Talking with Kevin Nguyen

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Kevin Nguyen discusses his debut novel, NEW WAVES.

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The Privilege of Art: Courtney Maum’s Costalegre

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There is no real freedom to create art, only the obligation to wealth.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Lisbon, the Truncated City”

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Our love of the superfluous is helpful in better understanding ourselves.

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Moral Fiction: Talking with Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor discusses his debut novel, REAL LIFE.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Danez Smith

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Danez Smith discusses their new collection, HOMIE.

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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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