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Grab Hold the Rope of Language: A Conversation with Jan Beatty

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Jan Beatty discusses her new memoir, AMERICAN BASTARD.

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At the Intersections of Identity: Talking with Dani Putney

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Dani Putney discusses their debut poetry collection, SALAMAT SA INTERSECTIONALITY.

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Beauty in a Cold Season: Katherine May’s Wintering

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As we go, we are breathlessly held in an in-between state, a limbo, a transition.

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Fundamentally, Necessarily Vulnerable: A Conversation with jamie hood

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jamie hood discusses her debut book, HOW TO BE A GOOD GIRL.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Erin Belieu

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Erin Belieu discusses her new collection, COME-HITHER HONEYCOMB.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Kimberly Grey

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Kimberly Grey discusses her new collection, SYSTEMS FOR THE FUTURE OF FEELING.

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Queen of That Universe

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The realm of sound yields to me, sits at my feet. I can switch on. Or not.

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Interrogating Grief: A Converstion with Victoria Chang

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Victoria Chang discusses her new poetry collection, OBIT.

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Bridging Narratives: Talking with Jenn Shapland

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Jenn Shapland discusses her debut book, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON MCCULLERS.

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A New Version of Possibility: Talking with Juliana Delgado Lopera

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Juliana Delgado Lopera discusses their new novel, FIEBRE TROPICAL.

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Between Sex and Death: Deborah Landau’s Soft Targets

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Survival, for Landau, is both instinctual and ultimately pointless.

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What to Read When You’re Mad Enough to Burn It Down

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Lilly Dancyger shares a reading list to celebrate BURN IT DOWN: WOMEN WRITING ABOUT ANGER.

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Poetry Is Wild: Talking with Ariel Francisco

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Ariel Francisco discusses his forthcoming second collection, A SINKING SHIP IS STILL A SHIP.

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The Desire to Be: Talking with Garrard Conley and Taylor Larsen

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Garrard Conley and Taylor Larsen discuss their recent work.

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A Female, Bone-Deep Obsession: Talking with Jennifer Martelli

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Jennifer Martelli discusses her new collection of poetry, MY TARANTELLA.

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New-Old, Old-New: Erica Dawson’s When Rap Spoke Straight to God

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Dawson plays with many tropes—light and dark, the spiritual vs. the corporeal—while questioning the everyday myths that surround us.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Katie Ford

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Katie Ford discusses her new collection, IF YOU HAVE TO GO.

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Removed

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This is a cautionary tale, of how trying to be a tough girl can almost destroy you.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Feminism

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We here at The Rumpus matriarchy are celebrating all of our feminist “mothers” this Mother’s Day!

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Sylvia Plath and Reclaiming the Gaze

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Perhaps as women we are always trying to record the gaze. Marginalized people are often asked to validate our distrust, trepidation, and fear.

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Our Own Bodies: A Conversation with JoAnna Novak

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JoAnna Novak discusses her novel, I Must Have You, eating disorders, and writing characters that challenge our expectations of how women should behave.

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It’s All Metaphorical: A Conversation with Laurette Folk

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Laurette Folk discusses her new collection, Totem Beasts, the role of meditation and dreams in her work, and “seeking some heightened experience in the conscious world.”

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Chewing Rocks: A Conversation with David Biespiel

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David Biespiel discusses his new book, The Education of a Young Poet, being comfortable in uncertainty, and extending moments in writing.

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What to Read When Everyone Is Talking about Healthcare

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Here’s a list of wonderful books that look at physical and mental health from many different perspectives. By the time we read through the entire list, maybe Congress will have come to their senses.

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#SuicideGirls: Why I Teach Sylvia Plath

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But let’s not forget: feminism is, at least in part, about choice, and portions of life are play, not politics. Play and relationships and creativity and whatever we want.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Nikki Wallschlaeger

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Nikki Wallschlaeger discusses her new collection Crawlspace, why she chose to work with the sonnet form, and how segregation in American never ended.

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