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From the Archive: Unbound

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It’s always been ground glass, scraping against my insides. I imagine a light held to the place where I open would illuminate a mess of torn flesh, throbbing red-wet.

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ENOUGH: How the President Broke Up My Marriage

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

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Before

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The mind, you see, wants better weather. The mind wants to believe what suits it best.

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Trying to See a Future: Talking with Beth Gilstrap

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Beth Gilstrap discusses her new story collection, DEADHEADING.

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On Trauma, Memory, and Language: Talking with Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

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Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi discusses her new novel, SAVAGE TONGUES.

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Writing to Heal: Talking with Emilly Prado

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Emilly Prado discusses her debut essay collection, FUNERAL FOR FLACA.

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Reinventing the Truth: A Conversation with Anna Qu

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Anna Qu discusses her debut memoir, MADE IN CHINA.

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It’s about Choices: Talking with Donika Kelly

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Donika Kelly discusses her new poetry collection, THE RENUNCIATIONS.

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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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Belonging Is Everything: Talking with Georgina Lawton

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Georgina Lawton discusses her debut memoir, RACELESS.

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Voices on Addiction: Thief in the Night

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Addiction steals your integrity. Your freedom, too.

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Sleeping with Myself

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I exist in a field of landmines, never quite sure when one will go off or why.

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The Psychiatrist and the Butch

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My dad, a psychiatrist, wants to write a sex book.

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Making It Through: A Conversation with Kelly J. Baker

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Kelly J. Baker discusses her new essay collection, FINAL GIRL.

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History as a Bridge to Belonging: A Conversation with Caroline Kim

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Caroline Kim discusses her debut collection, THE PRINCE OF MOURNFUL THOUGHTS AND OTHER STORIES.

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Voices on Addiction: None of This Is Bullshit

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I was fine. No one and nothing could hurt me.

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A Chorus of Voices: Talking with Melissa Faliveno

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Melissa Faliveno discusses her debut essay collection, TOMBOYLAND.

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If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now

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I’ve been everywhere, but I don’t belong anywhere.

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I Had to Go There: Talking with Enzo Silon Surin

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Enzo Silon Surin discusses his debut poetry collection, WHEN MY BODY WAS A CLINCHED FIST.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #224: Marcia Trahan

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“Memoir is about recreating the complexities of a life.”

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Resistance Against Erasure: Talking with Marianne Chan

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Marianne Chan discusses her debut poetry collection, ALL HEATHENS.

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Voices on Addiction: A Body Full of Ghosts

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I’ve known since I was a child that the world is ending. I felt it in my bones.

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