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Posts Tagged: women’s bodies

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Erin Belieu

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Erin Belieu discusses her new collection, COME-HITHER HONEYCOMB.

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Belonging Is Everything: Talking with Georgina Lawton

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Georgina Lawton discusses her debut memoir, RACELESS.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Randa Jarrar

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Randa Jarrar discusses her new memoir, LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY.

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Claiming Space to Matter: Talking with Jennifer Berney

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Jennifer Berney discusses her debut memoir, THE OTHER MOTHERS.

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Not Looking Away: The State She’s In by Lesley Wheeler

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But look at this poet-speaker speaking the unspeakable!

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Janice P. Nimura

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Janice P. Nimura discusses her new book, THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Dear G.B.”

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There are many ways to be ripped to shreds.

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We’re All Difficult Women Now: Talking with Avni Doshi

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Avni Doshi discusses her debut novel, BURNT SUGAR.

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Revisiting and Reinventing the Body: A Conversation with Destiny O. Birdsong

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Destiny O. Birdsong discusses her debut poetry collection, NEGOTIATIONS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Sarah M. Sala

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“A poem is like a vision test—its vision is either clear or it’s not.”

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Divestment

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Secrecy stitched us a fraudulent reality. Denial masqueraded as hope.

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A Photographer’s Wife

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It’s hard to see what isn’t there.

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Fool Me Once

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The first time I had my breasts removed was hard. The second time, less so.

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He Comes While We Are Walking

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It doesn’t feel good, does it? I didn’t see it coming either.

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No Unnecessary Touching: A Conversation with C. Kubasta

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C. Kubasta discusses her new collection, ABJECTIFICATION: STORIES & TRUTHS.

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On Hauntings and Huntings: Talking with Jihyun Yun

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Jihyun Yun discusses her debut poetry collection, SOME ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY.

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Others Would Tell Me Nothing Is Mine: Talking with Barbara Jane Reyes

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Barbara Jane Reyes discusses her new collection, LETTERS TO A YOUNG BROWN GIRL.

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Milked

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I mourn for my body, for the toll the world has taken on it.

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Mothers and Daughters: Girl by Veronica Golos

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Bodies become something to escape from or leave behind.

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Let Our Rage Become a Storm: Kelly Grace Thomas’s Boat Burned

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In this collection, women are “vesseled,” carrying the burdens of our culture.

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On Shapeshifting and Surrender: A Conversation with Abi Palmer

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Abi Palmer discusses her new book, SANATORIUM.

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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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In Protest of a Body that Refuses to End

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All I want is to feed myself like a person who wants to be fed.

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Peering in at Life: A Conversation with Mary South

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Mary South discusses her debut story collection, YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.

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Body Inheritance

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I needed my beauty to be invisible, either accidental or not at all.

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A Tightrope Act: Frozen Charlotte by Susan de Sola

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It’s de Sola’s genuineness in portraying this tightrope act that is Frozen Charlotte’s chief virtue.

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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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Bald-headed Muthaf*cker

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Healing is slow. Fast. Slow again.

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Inhabitation and Invocation: Candice Wuehle’s Death Industrial Complex

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The speaker must believe in transience, in shapeshifting without permission.

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