Posts Tagged: recovery

Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Amber van de Bunt

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Amber van de Bunt discusses her debut memoir, OVERCOME.

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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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Not All of Us Are on Vacation: Talking with Jason Allen

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Jason Allen discusses his debut novel, THE EAST END.

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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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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Eva Hagberg Fisher

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Eva Hagberg Fisher discusses her debut memoir, HOW TO BE LOVED.

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A Female, Bone-Deep Obsession: Talking with Jennifer Martelli

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Jennifer Martelli discusses her new collection of poetry, MY TARANTELLA.

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Breathing into the Paper Bag: Talking with Jenny Valentish

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Jenny Valentish discusses her memoir, WOMEN OF SUBSTANCES.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Kristi Coulter

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This world doesn’t have to like me. But it does have to reckon with me, with my humanity.

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Building the Muscle: A Conversation with Kristi Coulter

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Kristi Coulter discusses her debut essay collection, NOTHING GOOD CAN COME FROM THIS.

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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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Discomfort, Desire, and Drugs: Talking with Ben Gwin

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Ben Gwin discusses his debut novel, Clean Time: The True Story of Ronald Regan Middleton, the book’s unique structure, and writing satire.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Andrea Jarrell

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I didn’t want to be edited in that way. I needed to tell my story.

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The Delusion of Objectivity: Talking with Leslie Jamison

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Leslie Jamison discusses The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath, understanding that every text is incomplete, and whether motherhood has changed her writing.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Kaveh Akbar

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Kaveh Akbar discusses his new collection Calling a Wolf a Wolf, finding community in poetry, books on craft, and mining the supernatural for poems.

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Voices on Addiction: The Honeybee

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She never stopped, a bee buzzing from flower to flower to flower, collecting all the sweetness she could.

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Voices on Addiction: Shame Is a Treble Hook

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Shame is a treble hook that tells me that 1) I not only fail but am a failure, that 2) I not only damage people but I am damaged, and that 3) I not only lie but I am a lie.

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The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #24: Must I Be an Angry April Fool?

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When I attended professional acting school back in 1986 (the MFA program at UC Irvine, I proudly remark), I had a teacher ask me once, “Charles, are you able to feel any authentic emotion other than anger?” I paused for a bit and considered the question, before answering, truthfully, “No. I don’t suppose I can.” […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Joshua Mohr

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Joshua Mohr discusses his memoir Sirens, writing for his daughter, and why he values art that trusts its audience.

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