T Kira Madden discusses her debut memoir, LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS.
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Rumpus editors suggest some of their favorite summertime reads!
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A list of memoirs, fiction, poetry collections, and nonfiction that deal with rape culture and the many ways that is shapes our society and the women and men who live within it.
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Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich discusses
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir, the importance of narrative structure, and the difference between facts and stories. ...more
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Truth is complicated, thorny, and often paradoxical. Marzano-Lesnevich advocates for a version of events that doesn’t attempt to simplify its subjects, that doesn’t reduce human life to weak metaphors. ...more