Posts Tagged: teenagers

Our Beautiful Fragility: A Conversation with Lisa Locascio

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Lisa Locascio discusses her debut novel, OPEN ME.

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Smart Girls, Weird Magic: Talking with Kendra Fortmeyer

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Kendra Fortmeyer discusses her first novel, HOLE IN THE MIDDLE.

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Circling Backwards, Snaking Sideways: Talking with Sharlene Teo

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Sharlene Teo discusses her debut novel, PONTI.

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The Inward Place: A Conversation with Claudia Dey

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Claudia Dey discusses her first American release, HEARTBREAKER.

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Judging Kavanaugh

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[W]omen won’t forget this come November and beyond.

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Slow Burn: A Conversation with Katie Jean Shinkle

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Katie Jean Shinkle discusses her new novel, RUINATION.

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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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The Thread: Goddesses and Monsters

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Let’s take the women in our lives, and the women who came before us, off the pedestals but also, out of the graves of irrelevancy.

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ENOUGH: He Could Kill Me

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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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Guns or No Guns: Mental Health Crisis in Schools

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I do the best I can to reach out to those I see isolated or disturbed, but I have to also be careful I don’t make myself a target.

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Becoming Bodies

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[W]e wanted something different from each other’s bodies than what was actually there, which might be why our bodies sometimes came together.

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Hearse and Home: How Stephen King Saved My Girlhood

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Down the steps of the second-story apartment above the hearse garage and across the alley was the library.

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Young People Are Our Hope: Talking with Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera discusses her debut novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez, world-building, and her desire to see bookshelves filled with stories by people of color.

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Titanic Turns Twenty in a World That Won’t Talk About It

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After twenty years and eleven Oscars and eleventy billion dollars, we still don’t really talk about Titanic.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Seasonal Work

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[T]he thing about Gary was that he could believe what he needed to believed when he needed to believe it. So, technically, he never lied.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Andrew Savage’s Punk Possibilities

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I kept listening over and over again, and eventually I realized this album was challenging my idea of what punk is.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Lola StVil

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Lola StVil discusses her latest novel, Girls Like Me, how her characters demand to be written, what her family thinks of her writing career, and why representation is essential.

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Ready for Change: Discussing Sexual Assault with SafeBAE

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The co-founders of SafeBAE discuss the challenges and victories of teaching students about rape culture, consent, and anti-bullying.

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