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Posts Tagged: trauma

Driven from the Village with Pitchforks

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“Monster” is a good name for anything you want to destroy.

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A Box Full of Darkness: Talking with Adrienne Brodeur

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Adrienne Brodeur discusses her new memoir, WILD GAME.

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A Storm Underneath: Talking with Shonda Buchanan

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Shonda Buchanan discusses her new memoir, BLACK INDIAN.

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Art Is Everything: Talking with Alex DiFrancesco

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Alex DiFrancesco discusses their new novel, ALL CITY.

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Anger as Fuel: A Conversation with Dani Burlison

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Dani Burlison discusses ALL OF ME: STORIES OF LOVE, ANGER, AND THE FEMALE BODY.

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Beginning Again: Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

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For Little Dog, putting language to memory becomes a way to survive.

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Masculinity and Fatal Desire in The Skin I Live In

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Why, in art of all things, should we ignore the intuition of the body?

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I Am the Ignition

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I don’t believe in redemption stories.

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A Place for Magic, a Place for Joy: Talking with Keah Brown

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Keah Brown discusses her debut essay collection, THE PRETTY ONE.

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You Are Your Own Director: A Conversation with Karen Finley

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Karen Finley discusses her most recent book, GRABBING PUSSY.

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Transcending the Trauma: A Conversation with Tracy Strauss

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Tracy Strauss discusses her debut memoir, I JUST HAVEN’T MET YOU YET.

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Growing the Courage: A Conversation with Frances Badalamenti

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Frances Badalamenti discusses her debut novel, I DON’T BLAME YOU.

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A Different Kind of Balance: Talking with Samantha Giles

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Poet Samantha Giles discusses her newest collection, TOTAL RECALL.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Amber van de Bunt

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Amber van de Bunt discusses her debut memoir, OVERCOME.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #179: Miriam Toews

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“The root causes of patriarchal violence need to be understood.”

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Doing the Work of Empathy: A Conversation with Marin Sardy

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Marin Sardy discusses her debut memoir, THE EDGE OF EVERY DAY: SKETCHES OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

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A Cleansing Tornado: Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Cliff by Sara Borjas

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Undergirding all the truth about pain is the triumph that comes from having a heart like a window and a mouth like a cliff.

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Nurture Rupture: On Motherhood, Writing, and Gender Inequality

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Do I have a public self that is separate from my private self? I’m not so certain about that.

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Making Space at the Center: Talking with Kali Fajardo-Anstine

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Kali Fajardo-Anstine discusses her debut story collection, SABRINA & CORINA.

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A Strange Liminal Space: George Abraham’s The Specimen’s Apology

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Each formal experiment is a temporary hole into a new world that opens, then collapses, behind the reader.

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Objectivity Is My Enemy: A Conversation with Dave Cullen

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Dave Cullen discusses his new book, PARKLAND: BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT.

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Teeth: An Oral History

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Few people can tell that my smile is literally fake.

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ENOUGH: The Face of Zero

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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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The Pains of the Past: A Conversation with Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

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Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde discusses her second novel, WHAT WE OWE.

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