Posts Tagged: short fiction

Writing in Earnest: Talking with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah discusses FRIDAY BLACK.

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In the Spirit of Curiosity: Talking with Jamel Brinkley

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Jamel Brinkley discusses his debut story collection, A LUCKY MAN.

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Rumpus Exclusive: The Intro to PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018

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But there is freedom and possibility in not knowing.

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What to Read When You Want Short Stories

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A list of books to celebrate the release of the forthcoming anthology, Everyday People: The Color of Life!

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Thrown Off Balance: Talking with Malinda McCollum

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Malinda McCollum discusses her debut story collection, THE SURPRISING PLACE.

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Any Day Now: A Conversation with Anjali Sachdeva

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Anjali Sachdeva discusses her debut story collection, ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD.

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Brain Soup and Making Things: A Conversation with Rita Bullwinkel

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Rita Bullwinkel discusses her debut story collection, Belly Up, the foolishness of writing, and what went into the making of her first book.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: She Hated the Child

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She didn’t want anything to change. She understood it would be easier if she loved the child. But she did not want to love it.

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A Heart-Centered Engagement: Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

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Thompson-Spires illustrate[s] the psychic traps set when myths take precedence over lived experience, when “the monstrous head deforms the face.”

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Renee Simms

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Renee Simms discusses her debut collection, Meet Behind Mars, leaving law to become a writer, and writing through major life changes.

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