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Posts Tagged: sexual abuse

Child as Mother to the Woman: Catherine Gammon’s China Blue

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In this book we are taken by all three: language, plot, character.

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It’s about Choices: Talking with Donika Kelly

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Donika Kelly discusses her new poetry collection, THE RENUNCIATIONS.

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The Dangerous Myth of the “Perfect Victim”: A Conversation with Jonathan Parks-Ramage

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Jonathan Parks-Ramage discusses his debut novel, YES, DADDY.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Morowa Yejidé

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Morowa Yejidé discusses her new novel, CREATURES OF PASSAGE.

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We Can Be Both Torn and Whole: Talking with Jeannine Ouellette

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Jeannine Ouelette discusses her debut memoir, THE PART THAT BURNS.

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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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Dark and Light at the Same Time: A Conversation with Fariha Róisín

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Fariha Róisín discusses her debut novel, LIKE A BIRD.

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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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Setting Yourself Free: A Conversation with Alisson Wood

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Alisson Wood discusses her debut memoir, BEING LOLITA.

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A Fantastic Communion: Renaissance Normcore by Adèle Barclay

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Salt—the speaker’s only remains, after she dives into the ocean and sets herself free of the past.

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Milked

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I mourn for my body, for the toll the world has taken on it.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #217: Sue William Silverman

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“Our memories are always in flux.”

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A Vocabulary for Apostates

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I needed to reshape the definitions of words that were used against me.

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Learning to Listen: A Conversation with Natalia Hero

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Natalia Hero discusses her debut novella, HUM.

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Both Reckoning and Embrace: Dorianne Laux’s Only As The Day Is Long

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As the book continues, [Laux] traces a growing understanding of loss.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #199: Stuart M. Ross

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“Ty is, you know, tied in a knot. On a very old shoe.”

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Masculinity and Fatal Desire in The Skin I Live In

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Why, in art of all things, should we ignore the intuition of the body?

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The Thread: Art Monsters

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I don’t want to be a martyr or a monster. I want to be human.

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Transcending the Trauma: A Conversation with Tracy Strauss

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Tracy Strauss discusses her debut memoir, I JUST HAVEN’T MET YOU YET.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #179: Miriam Toews

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“The root causes of patriarchal violence need to be understood.”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #177: Grace Talusan

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“I was moved to write the unspeakable and unsayable.”

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Touch the Bear: Talking with Blair Hurley

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Blair Hurley discusses her debut novel, THE DEVOTED.

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