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Hope Past the Page: A Conversation with Matthew Clark Davison

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Matthew Clark Davison discusses his debut novel, DOUBTING THOMAS.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Kristy’s Invisible Hand and Das Baby-Sitters Club Kapital”

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The babysitters inspired me, and Kristy’s entrepreneurial vision seemed plain yet elegant; easy-to-follow, too.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Poor People Disappear

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Nothing is not right. There is no indication there has ever been a house.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Susan Shapiro

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“My challenge was to tell my own story but also find ways to weave in wisdom and gravitas.”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Shannon McLeod

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“In my own experience, anxiety entails dwelling on the past.”

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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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To Pimp a Mockingbird: A Lesson Plan

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Literacy, you know firsthand, is a tool, is a motivator, is the beat of education.

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Writing Through: You Are No Longer in Trouble by Nicole Stellon O’Donnell

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There are no line breaks here because there are no breaks here.

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The Mentor Series: Allie Rowbottom and Maggie Nelson

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Debut author Allie Rowbottom interviews her mentor, Maggie Nelson.

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Studying the City of Angels: A Conversation with Nina Revoyr

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Nina Revoyr discusses her new novel, A STUDENT OF HISTORY.

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This Future Is Here: Talking with Tom McAllister

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Tom McAllister discusses his new novel, How to Be Safe, workshops, Twitter, dystopia, and narrative voice.

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Winning Always Involves Sacrificing: Talking with Dickson Lam

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Dickson Lam discusses his debut memoir, Paper Sons, the writing advice that transformed his approach to thee book, and the duty of a memoirist.

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ENOUGH: Please Have a Seat

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

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The Thread: Look What You Made Me Do

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Can a person with some agency ever claim victimization, or are agency and victimhood a binary?

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The Burden of Teachable Moments

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My voice begins to crack so I clear my throat. I look at each one of the girls one by one. The heat in me rises. My skin feels like the Texas pavement in July.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Katia D. Ulysse

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Katia D. Ulysse discusses her forthcoming novel, Mouths Don’t Speak, the importance of religion and music in the novel and in Haitian culture, and why Haiti will always be “home.”

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The Rumpus 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

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We’ve gathered up our favorite gifting ideas this holiday season and put them together into one handy list!

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What If We Were Allowed to Do Anything We Wanted?: A Conversation with Clare Beams

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Clare Beams on We Show What We Have Learned and the “living strangeness” of short fiction.

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse #28: Let’s Do Dinner

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Dinner party! Now that the garden is starting to look nice, and the cats are becoming less feral and more civilized, and Klopnik has begun to change (occasionally) out of his gardening clothes, the  Storming Bohemian’s thoughts turn to socializing on the patio. Klopnik, who insists that he is a hermit, and, like Huck Finn, […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The Savage Mind, Pt. 2

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There isn’t even a discussion. There aren’t any words. You just start swinging—the building is a fence, your cousins are a fence. The two of you are surrounded. There’s no escape for either of you.

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