Author and activist Sarah Schulman discusses her forthcoming novel, MAGGIE TERRY.
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Ariel Gore discusses her new novel
We Were Witches, why capitalism and the banking system are the real enemies, and finding the limits between memoir and fiction. ...more
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In episode 38 of The Rumpus’s Make/Work podcast, which begins its second season, host Scott Pinkmountain speaks with Beth Pickens, an LA-based consultant for artists and arts organizations.
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Nina Sparling reviews
Beijing Comrades by Bei Tong today in Rumpus Books. ...more
Tom Roberge, over at Lit Hub, tells the story of Violette Leduc’s lost Thérèse and Isabelle, a novel centering around a lesbian relationship, newly republished with a new translation and unabridged by the Feminist Press. Leduc’s works are distressingly hard to find in English, so we’re more than happy to see Leduc receiving a much-needed reexamination.