Posts Tagged: sexual abuse

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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Intersecting and Diverging Narratives: Talking with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses her forthcoming anthology, WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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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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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Esmé Weijun Wang

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Esmé Weijun Wang discusses THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #160: Kimberly Dark

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“We are all in bed with Daddy. Gendered expectations are part of our DNA.”

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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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Writing Back to History: A Conversation with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses his new memoir, HEAVY.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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Finding Atonement in the #MeToo Era

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There is no greater act of love than to hold someone accountable for their mistakes.

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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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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #144: Cathy Linh Che

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“I think a safe space is one of deep listening and deep caring.”

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Hannibal Lecter, My Therapist

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In the dark, I felt at home in the underground bunker where the hospital stored its violent men.

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