Posts Tagged: queer

Complicating Narratives: A Conversation with Bushra Rehman

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Bushra Rehman discusses her new poetry collection, MARIANNA’S BEAUTY SALON.

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Slow Burn: A Conversation with Katie Jean Shinkle

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Katie Jean Shinkle discusses her new novel, RUINATION.

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Transgressing Familiarity: Talking with Thomas Page McBee

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Thomas Page McBee discusses his new memoir, AMATEUR.

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The Inadvertent Postmodernist: A Conversation with Sarah Schulman

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Author and activist Sarah Schulman discusses her forthcoming novel, MAGGIE TERRY.

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Two Extraordinary Books: Bullets into Bells and Inquisition

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The obscenities and tragedies of American life pile up with speed, and in quantities, that are appalling.

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A Kind of Communal History: Nepantla edited by Christopher Soto

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Fundamentally, [Nepantla] is an act of history-making in verse.

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Pulling the Thread Through: Talking with Tina Alexis Allen

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Tina Alexis Allen discusses her memoir, HIDING OUT.

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Moments within Days within Seasons: Talking with Alicia Mountain

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Alicia Mountain discusses her debut collection, High Ground Coward, the surveillance state, and queer representation in the poetry world. 

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A Part of Me

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Now my not wanting men to be front and center in my life capitalized sperm into a rare commodity. Empowered reproduction is largely a myth.

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Lessons from a Life: Alexander Chee’s How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

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[T]he effect of reading Chee’s essays is to be reminded of why we write, but also, why we read, even in these times of never-ending distress.

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