Posts Tagged: queer

On the Futility of Defying Extinction

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Always, when my father spoke to me in words I could not understand, my guilt spoke back.

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A Slant Wholeness: Talking with Barrie Jean Borich

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Barrie Jean Borrich discusses her work, including her most recent collection APOCALYPSE, DARLING.

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An East African Girl and Her White Troubadours

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I was a lonely, dreamy, occasionally silly girl.

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Truth through Fiction: Talking with Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Nicole Dennis-Benn discusses her second novel, PATSY.

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A Complicated, Shifting Subjectivity: Talking with Franny Choi

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Franny Choi discusses her second collection, SOFT SCIENCE.

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Bringing the Fun Back: Talking with Andrea Lawlor

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Andrea Lawlor discusses PAUL TAKES THE FORM OF A MORTAL GIRL.

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A Strange Liminal Space: George Abraham’s The Specimen’s Apology

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Each formal experiment is a temporary hole into a new world that opens, then collapses, behind the reader.

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Talking Haram Auntie Poetics: A Conversation with Fatimah Asghar

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Fatimah Asghar discusses the new anthology she co-edited, HALAL IF YOU HEAR ME.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Franny Choi

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Franny Choi discusses her new collection, SOFT SCIENCE.

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Reimagining Jesus: A Conversation with Savannah Sipple

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Savannah Sipple discusses her debut collection, WWJD AND OTHER POEMS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #170: Richard Blanco

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“I guess you could say that engineering paved the road to poetry for me, pardon the pun.”

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Free Indirect Suicide: An Unfinished Fugue in H Minor

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I want a PhD in how to want, effortlessly, to be alive.

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ENOUGH: A Drama Queer Navigates Trauma

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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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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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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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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #165: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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“The opposite of nostalgia is truth.”

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