Posts Tagged: violence

The Trauma of Surviving: Tastes Like War by Grace M. Cho

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Amid all this survival, Cho carries the reader through with the comfort of food.

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What We Don’t Say: Talking with Ghinwa Jawhari

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Ghinwa Jawhari discusses her debut poetry collection, BINT.

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Hell Is a Young Man: Fraternity by Benjamin Nugent

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The brutality of frat culture, Nugent suggests, is a veneer that hardly masks its devotees’ miseries and insecurities.

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A Poet of Ecology: Talking with Kate Gaskin

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Kate Gaskin discusses her debut collection, FOREVER WAR.

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What Am I Fighting For?: A Conversation with Deborah A. Miranda

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Deborah A. Miranda discusses her new collection of poetry, ALTAR FOR BROKEN THINGS.

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Beloved Names and Incantatory Powers: heidi andrea restrepo rhodes’s The Inheritance of Haunting

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And so it is an exorcism, yes, but also a song.

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Beyond Anger and Sorrow: On Poetry, Pleasure, Politics, and Offense

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A poetry of coalition building: how would that sound?

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Lingering on Darkness: Sleepovers by Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

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When Ashleigh Bryant Phillips lets loose, she can shock.

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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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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #222: Kathryn Scanlan

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“I work slowly, from sentence to sentence, and attempt to stay attuned to opportunity.”

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Violence and Human Reality: Talking with Szczepan Twardoch

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Szczepan Twardoch discusses his novel, THE KING OF WARSAW.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “The Beautiful Dead”

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It was personal, as the detectives on my favorite shows always said.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #218: Rufi Thorpe

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“It doesn’t matter your gender or your sexual orientation; you can disorder your eating.”

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Poetry as Archeology: Talking with Roy G. Guzmán

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Roy G. Guzmán discusses their debut collection, CATRACHOS.

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Panning for Gold: A Conversation with C Pam Zhang

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C Pam Zhang discusses her debut novel, HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD.

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Ode to Girlhood: Olivia Gatwood’s Life of the Party

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The world that suffocates girls still has a lot to learn from them.

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Too Close to Home

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I can’t relax. Bullets are on my mind.

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Within the Scope

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While my friends write their truths in nearby cabins, I wear my silence like a bulletproof vest.

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How We Write the Dead: A Conversation with Vikram Paralkar

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Vikram Paralkar discusses his debut novel, NIGHT THEATER.

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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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