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Posts Tagged: Racism

Defying Gravity: Ryka Aoki’s Light from Uncommon Stars

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This book is disarmingly—in fact, unnervingly—amoral.

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From the Archive: Rumpus Original Fiction—The Christmas Party

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I laugh. My laugh, this thing that sounds better on somebody else.

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How to Watch While Being Watched: Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s Borealis

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The experience, rather than linear, is borealian.

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Our Recognizable, Difficult, Earthly Kingdom: Such Color by Tracy K. Smith

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Composition here becomes a process of discernment rather than pure creation.

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Woven Fibers and Broken Threads: Katherine Agyemaa Agard’s of colour

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To be imbricated in hundreds of years of colonial violence is to be entangled in colorist logics and stories of loss and belonging that are rarely linear or singular.

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Honoring Street-Level New Orleans: A Conversation with Maurice Carlos Ruffin

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Maurice Carlos Ruffin discusses his new story collection, THE ONES WHO DON’T SAY THEY LOVE YOU.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Gene Kwak

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Gene Kwak discusses his debut novel, GO HOME, RICKY!

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Reading Whitman While White

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It is only by holding Whitman accountable for all of his language that we can also love other parts of his language and poetics.

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How It Would Feel to Be Free: Olivia Laing’s Everybody

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Pleasures and possibilities, though, come hard-won in this book.

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You Can’t Stop Rivers from Running: Talking with Rajiv Mohabir

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Rajiv Mohabir discusses ANTIMAN and CUTLISH.

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The Trauma of Surviving: Tastes Like War by Grace M. Cho

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Amid all this survival, Cho carries the reader through with the comfort of food.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: On Sight

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You stood and put your hair up. It made you a different man. You got hard and decided you were why.

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Reclaiming the Roots of Self-Care: A Conversation with Nneka M. Okona

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Nneka M. Okona discusses her new book, SELF-CARE FOR GRIEF.

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Performing Violence: A Conversation with Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

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Jocelyn Nicole Johnson discusses her debut story collection, MY MONTICELLO.

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Of Language and Lineage: Carlina Duan’s Alien Miss

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All the while, the sound of the poetry behind the telling is sharp, rhythmic, and controlled.

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A Multi-Modal Study of Exquisite Blackness: Krista Franklin’s Too Much Midnight

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In Franklin’s telling, we are not just born, but fervent in our existence.

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The Plane That We Inhabit: A Conversation with Ashley M. Jones

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Ashley M. Jones discusses her new poetry collection, REPARATIONS NOW!.

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We Are More: Shattering the Ethnic Monolith Myth in The Gimmicks

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To say the past is in the past ignores the abundant ways it controls their lived experience.

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Accidental Altars

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Choose, the specter points in opposite directions.

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Experience What We Experience: A Conversation with Adam Thompson

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Adam Thompson discusses his debut story collection, BORN INTO THIS.

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That Moment of Transition: Talking with Musa Okwonga

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Musa Okwonga discusses IN THE END, IT WAS ALL ABOUT LOVE and ONE OF THEM.

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Cherry Blossom Girl

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Her name was Ing Hua. Literal translation: Cherry Blossom.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Felicia Rose Chavez

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“Listening is the first and most important step to maintaining a storytelling tradition.”

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