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Posts Tagged: queer

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Forsyth Harmon

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“Yes: in terms of an authorial presence, I tried to tread lightly.”

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I’m Cold, Please Touch Me: The Freezer Door by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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Sycamore wrote this book long before pandemic time, and yet it couldn’t have arrived at a better moment.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Randa Jarrar

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Randa Jarrar discusses her new memoir, LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY.

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Claiming Space to Matter: Talking with Jennifer Berney

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Jennifer Berney discusses her debut memoir, THE OTHER MOTHERS.

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If My Body Were a House

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Where my masculinity dwells, I am in control.

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The Psychiatrist and the Butch

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My dad, a psychiatrist, wants to write a sex book.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Robin Gow

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“I always knew I wanted to write a queer saint holy book.”

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When Ideals Meet Reality: The Contradictions by Sophie Yanow

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You want to live by your ideals, but it’s hard to make them align with reality.

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To Account for a Life: Talking with Jameson Fitzpatrick

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Jameson Fitzpatrick discusses their debut full-length poetry collection, PRICKS IN THE TAPESTRY.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Janice P. Nimura

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Janice P. Nimura discusses her new book, THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL.

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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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Writing for a Trans Audience: Talking with Torrey Peters

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Torrey Peters discusses her debut novel, DETRANSITION, BABY.

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The Violent and the Sensual: original kink by Jubi Arriola-Headley

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Violence can be turned around, turned into pleasure, or an act of freedom, or an act of defiance.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore discusses her new book, THE FREEZER DOOR.

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My Boyfriend, His Lover, and Me

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There is nothing I want more than a happy ending.

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Holding Uncertainty: Talking with Teresa Carmody

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Teresa Carmody discusses her debut novel, THE RECONCEPTION OF MARIE.

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Documenting Existence: Deed by Justin Wymer

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Wymer is grappling with survival, with the cost of the duplicity of identity.

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The Best of Brevity: A Roundtable Discussion on Flash Nonfiction

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With Deesha Philyaw, Jaquira Díaz, Danielle Gellar, and Torrey Peters.

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A Chorus of Voices: Talking with Melissa Faliveno

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Melissa Faliveno discusses her debut essay collection, TOMBOYLAND.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sarah M. Sala

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“A poem is like a vision test—its vision is either clear or it’s not.”

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The Cost of Liberation: Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn

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Patsy’s imagined freedom in America, she discovers almost immediately, was an illusion.

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The Sound of Beginning: Birthright by George Abraham

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These poems present a challenge to the typically imposed strictures of ownership, narrative, and solution.

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