Posts Tagged: sobriety

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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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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Both Hard and Soft: Talking with Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera discusses her new novel, DEALING IN DREAMS.

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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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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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ENOUGH: The Forgotten Women

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary people that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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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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Voices on Addiction: A Review of The Recovering

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As recovering addicts, we must love ourselves back to the source, love our shameful bits and decimations and not just our reconciliations and resurrections.

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Coming Clean

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Intellectually, I know Gracie’s mom loves her and needs help. In practice, I just want my daughter safe.

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The Outsider: A Conversation with Michelle Tea

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Michelle Tea discusses her forthcoming collection, Against Memoir, out tomorrow from Amethyst Editions/The Feminist Press.

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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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Grief Is Not Regret: May Cause Love by Kassi Underwood

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When women do not want a pregnancy, we may not experience the marvel and awe some claim are instant and “natural”—or, if we do, they are overshadowed by fear, and grief.

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The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #32: Make the Soup

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I am meditating. In a room in Rodeo, at the rickety old secretary/dresser I use as a desk. It is by a window. I look out at the roadway, and think I am glad to live at a crossroad. The house across the street is silver grey. By its front stoop is a tree all […]

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