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Posts Tagged: refugee

A Parcel of Stories: Hard Damage by Aria Aber

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The speaker in Hard Damage, it seems, is writing herself to life.

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The Pains of the Past: A Conversation with Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

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Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde discusses her second novel, WHAT WE OWE.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Ilya Kaminsky

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Ilya Kaminsky discusses his new collection, DEAF REPUBLIC.

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The Real Fidel

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In a flash nearly 200,000 Cuban refugees understood that we’d lost our homeland and had better get used to life en la Yuma. We packed for six weeks, and we stayed for six decades.

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Displaced in the Grotesque

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O’Connor is so often remembered as a misanthropic homebody—but she was comforted by the idea of a God that gave preferential treatment to the most vulnerable among us. For the Paris Review, Dave Griffith writes about reading Flannery O’Connor’s “The Displaced Person,” a story of immigrants in O’Connor’s classic grotesque South, during the global refugee crisis.

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Fresh Comics #2: Transmissions from Beirut

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What are the fundamental differences between telling your own story, telling the story of another, and telling your story about trying to understand someone else’s story?

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