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Posts Tagged: trauma

Fraught Woods: Chelsea Rathburn’s Still Life with Mother and Knife

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These are the woods through which we walk from an early age.

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Poetics of Lineage

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I see the birds. I feel my body, splitting from its spirit, lying in the grass.

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The Proustian Wilbur Bud

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We all will have lost something in the forgetting.

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No One Is Disposable: Talking with Emma Copley Eisenberg

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Emma Copley Eisenberg discusses THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL.

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Scientific, Healing Magic: How to Know the Flowers by Jessica Smith

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A poem by Jessica Smith yields the feeling that atoms of meaning vibrate, then come together.

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You Have to Look For It: A Conversation with Cameron Dezen Hammon

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Cameron Dezen Hammon discusses her debut memoir, THIS IS MY BODY.

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Both Reckoning and Embrace: Dorianne Laux’s Only As The Day Is Long

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As the book continues, [Laux] traces a growing understanding of loss.

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A Time and a Place: Talking with Faylita Hicks

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Faylita Hicks discusses her debut poetry collection, HOODWITCH.

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Bounty

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The pleasure comes from the bounty itself, the viewing of it, knowing that she doesn’t have to eat it but that she could.

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Where Speech Fails Us: Talking with Martin Jude Farawell

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Poet Martin Jude Farawell discusses his debut full-length collection, ODD BOY.

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ENOUGH: Crime and Composure

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

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Living the Unknown: Carmen Maria Machado’s In the Dream House

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I needed this book. Maybe you will, too.

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Parallel Planes: The Ghosts of Mothers and Daughters

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I need to hear myself say it out loud to make it real.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #199: Stuart M. Ross

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“Ty is, you know, tied in a knot. On a very old shoe.”

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Friction Wherever You Go: A Conversation with Kate Wisel

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Kate Wisel discusses her debut story collection, DRIVING IN CARS WITH HOMELESS MEN.

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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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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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