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What to Read When You’re Haunted

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Randon Billings Noble shares a reading list to celebrate BE WITH ME ALWAYS.

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A Kind of Cartography: Talking with Elizabeth Geoghegan

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Elizabeth Geoghegan discusses her debut story collection, EIGHTBALL.

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Diner Boys

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But then, full of longing to be someone other than I was, his work seemed perfect.

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What Turns Up: A Conversation with Peg Alford Pursell

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Peg Alford Pursell discusses her new story collection, A GIRL GOES INTO THE FOREST.

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What to Read When You Want to Be Inspired by What Language Can Do

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Peg Alford Pursell shares a reading list to celebrate her new story collection, A GIRL GOES INTO THE FOREST.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Michele Filgate

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Michele Filgate discusses WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT.

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The Luxury of Choice: Talking with Joanne Ramos

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Joanne Ramos discusses her debut novel, THE FARM.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #172: Leanne Shapton

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“I see objects and things as reliquaries that can hold stories.”

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Telling the Story of Now: A Conversation with Valeria Luiselli

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Valeria Luiselli discusses her new novel, LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE.

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What to Read When You’re Coming of [Old] Age

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Governor Madeleine Kunin shares a list of books to celebrate her new memoir, COMING OF AGE.

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Heartbreak and Hair Dye: Talking with Amy Feltman

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Amy Feltman discusses her debut novel, WILLA & HESPER.

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Circling Backwards, Snaking Sideways: Talking with Sharlene Teo

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Sharlene Teo discusses her debut novel, PONTI.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #145: Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

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“Categories are, by definition, externally created and applied.”

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We’re All Unreliable Narrators: Talking with R.O. Kwon

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R.O. Kwon discusses her debut novel, THE INCENDIARIES.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Meghan Flaherty

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Meghan Flaherty discusses her debut memoir, Tango Lessons, how the book found its current format, and writing a memoir at a young age.

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Struggling toward Truth: Porochista Khakpour’s Sick

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Khakpour gathers courage, again and again, as she reaches into the most painful parts of her life, excavates them, and holds them up to the light.

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Reading Other People’s Mail: Talking with Michelle Dean

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Michelle Dean discusses Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, literary legends, and the absence of Black writers from the narrative.

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What to Read When You Want to Read about Feminist Saints

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A list from Julia Pierpont to celebrate the release of The Little Book of Feminist Saints.

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The House of Fiction Has Many Rooms: Talking with Sigrid Nunez

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Sigrid Nunez discusses her seventh novel, The Friend, her fondness for writing about animals, and the ways the literary world has changed.

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Moving Toward Answers: A Conversation with Stephen Mills

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Poet Stephen Mills discusses his first two collections, He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices and A History of the Unmarried, teaching writing, and what’s next.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #120: Jeannie Vanasco

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“If you’ve ever seen a video by somebody running and filming at the same time, that’s what the world looked like: shaky, fast, in and out of focus.”

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The Night Is Itself a Novel: Talking with Lidija Dimkovska

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Lidija Dimkovska discusses A Spare Life, living through the break-up of Yugoslavia, her writing style, and where she now feels most at home.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #97: Peg Alford Pursell

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Peg Alford Pursell discusses SHOW HER A FLOWER, A BIRD, A SHADOW, openness, brevity, lyricism, and the benefit of dwelling in our emotions.

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The Human Cost: Discussing Political Storytelling with Olivia Kate Cerrone

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Olivia Kate Cerrone discusses her novella The Hunger Saint and the significance of historical fiction.

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