Posts Tagged: privilege

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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The Luxury of Choice: Talking with Joanne Ramos

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Joanne Ramos discusses her debut novel, THE FARM.

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The Thread: The Stories We’ve Been Told

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It’s just their story, and we don’t have to believe a word of it.

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Studying the City of Angels: A Conversation with Nina Revoyr

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Nina Revoyr discusses her new novel, A STUDENT OF HISTORY.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #166: T Kira Madden

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“I want to always fight for art, not against it.”

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Both Hard and Soft: Talking with Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera discusses her new novel, DEALING IN DREAMS.

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Divergences from History: A Conversation with K Chess

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K Chess discusses her debut novel, FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER LIVED.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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Voices on Addiction: A Review of The Recovering

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As recovering addicts, we must love ourselves back to the source, love our shameful bits and decimations and not just our reconciliations and resurrections.

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The Thread: The Masked Man

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What I know and don’t know about men matters. What men know and don’t know about themselves matters more.

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ENOUGH: Please Have a Seat

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary people that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Tarnished, Shiny Exteriors: Kate Braverman’s A Good Day for Seppuku

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With A Good Day for Seppuku, Braverman has written a collection of intense images and exacting language

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It’s All about Positionality: Talking with Kayleb Rae Candrilli

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Kayleb Rae Candrilli discusses their debut collection, What Runs Over, reclaiming memory through poetry, and the political act of being happy.

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The Burden of Teachable Moments

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My voice begins to crack so I clear my throat. I look at each one of the girls one by one. The heat in me rises. My skin feels like the Texas pavement in July.

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Setting aside Time for Magic: Talking with Myriam Gurba

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Myriam Gurba discusses her new memoir, MEAN, her writing process, and why she has hope for patriarchy’s dissolution.

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The Ability to Pass Becomes Her Cage: Talking with SJ Sindu

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SJ Sindu discusses her new novel, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, queer readings of Hindu scriptures, and issues of privilege and power.

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What Do I Do With My Fear?: A Conversation with Megan Stielstra

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Megan Stielstra discusses her new essay collection, The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, fear, privilege, and the intersection of politics and everyday life.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #104: sam sax

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I could write a bullet list of sam’s sax’s recent accomplishments, but the wiser thing would be to advise you to pick up his newly released book MADNESS.

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Basura

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[T]erms like “white trash” and basura most accurately reveal those who are doing the defining. Consider what we throw away, and why. Look at what we throw away. Think about the reasons why.

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The Myth of White Male Rage: Jared Yates Sexton’s The People Will Rise

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[I]n a book that argues we are divided and stuck in our own echo chambers, Sexton’s own divide goes unexamined, his own echo chamber unchallenged.

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The Election and the Ash Borer

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Does it matter what words a sign says when a symbol says so much more? A white X. A carved swastika. Things get torn down from less.

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