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Posts Tagged: Tin House

Rumpus Exclusive: “Mira Returns to Athens”

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How had he seen me upon this initial meeting? How had I seen him?

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Owning the Narrative: A Conversation with Megan Fernandes

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Megan Fernandes discusses her new collection of poetry, GOOD BOYS.

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Bridging Narratives: Talking with Jenn Shapland

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Jenn Shapland discusses her debut book, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON MCCULLERS.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Lisbon, the Truncated City”

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Our love of the superfluous is helpful in better understanding ourselves.

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A Space for Magnanimity: Talking with E. J. Koh

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E. J. Koh discusses her debut memoir, THE MAGICAL LANGUAGE OF OTHERS.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jenn Shapland

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Jenn Shapland discusses MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON MCCULLERS.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jeannie Vanasco

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Jeannie Vanasco discusses her new memoir, THINGS WE DIDN’T TALK ABOUT WHEN I WAS A GIRL.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #192: Lara Vapnyar

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“This novel is my most intimate and biographical.”

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This Week in Essays

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Through her work with Doctors Without Borders, Caitlin L. Chandler offers us a glimpse of what life is like on the Syrian border for Guernica. For Real Life magazine, Christopher Schaberg examines the symbolism of airports as “fraught borderlands” perfect for a protest. Here at The Rumpus, Katharine Coldiron takes our minds for a spin around the concepts of […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Tobias Carroll

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Tobias Carroll discusses his newest collection Transitory, the influence of film on his writing, and getting good news at bad times.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #63: Patrick Madden

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Patrick Madden teaches writing at Brigham Young University and is the author of the essay collection Quotidiana. His essays frequently appear in literary magazines and have been featured in The Best Creative Nonfiction and The Best American Spiritual Writing anthologies. He pays close attention to the details of the every day, infusing humor and self-deprecation, combining […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Terry McDonell

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Terry McDonell talks about his new memoir The Accidental Life and his career in the magazine business, which spans the beginning of New Journalism through the digital revolution.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Jaquira Díaz

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Jaquira Díaz discusses the challenge of writing about family members, her greatest joy as a writer, and her literary role models.

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On Publishers Big and Small

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At the Atlantic, Nathan Scott McNamara provides an optimistic view of the symbiotic relationship between massive corporate publishers and small indie houses. Profiling energetic presses like Graywolf, Coffee House, Two Dollar Radio, and Dorothy, McNamara argues: …by inventing new models rather than trying to repeat past success, by valuing ingenuity over magnitude, by thinking of sales as […]

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Mommy Dearest

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We have an unfortunate tendency to let motherhood eclipse all aspects of a person’s identity—and then to turn around and call motherhood a faulty aspiration. Luckily there are moms like Antonia Malchik who write anyway, and implore us to remember moms like Elinore Pruitt Stewart, who ventured out onto the Wyoming frontier with her daughter: Why is work like […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Danniel Schoonebeek

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Danniel Schoonebeek discusses living a quiet life in the Catskills, the importance of travel, partying in the woods with poets, and how capitalism forces people to be cruel to each other.

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A Brief History of Pandering

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Erasing women writers like Woolson carries immense implications. It creates an environment ripe for the continued marginalization and silencing of women’s voices today.

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The Poetry of Liu Xia

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Liu Xia’s burden has become too heavy. Her heart is beginning to fail. In isolation, she can only stare at a tree through her window, a tree that a bird can only dwell on: Is it a tree? It’s me, alone. Is it a winter tree? It’s always like this, all year round. For the Tin […]

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