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What It Means to Be Human: The Moon is Almost Full by Chana Bloch

These poems are equal to the task of navigating illness and death, while celebrating the life that remains the morning after.

Looking for Ghosts: A Conversation with John Freeman

John Freeman discusses his debut collection of poetry, Maps, displacement, empathy, and trying to find a way forward in the nation and the world.

The Rumpus Mini Interview Project #114: Chelsea Martin

" think time is really undervalued by people who come from money because they just have the time."

Carving Out Enough Space on the Cloud: Talking with Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib discusses his debut essay collection, They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, honoring survival by showing up, and refusing to be governed by genre.

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Barbara Jane Reyes

Barbara Jane Reyes discusses her new collection Invocation to Daughters, poly-vocality in poetry, and the importance of centering women's voices.

Paul Madonna Discusses New Book on Making Ways Podcast

Paul Madonna discusses the hustle of being a successful comic artist and his newest book, CLOSE ENOUGH FOR THE ANGELS.

The Ability to Pass Becomes Her Cage: Talking with SJ Sindu

SJ Sindu discusses her new novel, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, queer readings of Hindu scriptures, and issues of privilege and power.

How We Cycle through Our Lives: Talking with Chelsey Clammer

Chelsey Clammer discusses her new essay collection, Circadian, her writing process, and the body as text.

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #113: Tom Stern

"[T]his admittedly bizarre idea just came into focus for me that Walter was actually pregnant with his own twin brother who would be obsessed with getting his MBA."

Barbara Berman’s 2017 Holiday Poetry Shout-Out

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Barbara Berman offers gift recommendations for the poets on your holiday shopping list.

Disease Cloaked in Ambition: Gorilla and the Bird by Zack McDermott

Gorilla and the Bird is an important resource for anyone impacted by the scope of bipolar disorder, as well as those who want to learn more about it.

VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Aurvi Sharma

Aurvi Sharma discusses her memoir-in-progress, finding inspiration in ancient women’s voices, and writing against erasure.

Our Own Bodies: A Conversation with JoAnna Novak

JoAnna Novak discusses her novel, I Must Have You, eating disorders, and writing characters that challenge our expectations of how women should behave.

What to Read When: A Holiday Book-Gifting Guide

Rumpus editors share their favorite books to gift to friends and family, from recent 2017 releases to longtime literary loves.

Yes, and: Simulacra by Airea D. Matthews

Matthews is a poet of multivalent ways and hows, an artist at home in the riddle of refusal.

Call and Response: A Conversation with Hannah Tinti

Hannah Tinti discusses how The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley came into being, the formation of its characters, and how twelve scars and the celestial heavens help give this book structure and heft.

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #112: Roz Chast

" I think when you really love something, you notice the minutiae. It’s partly how you make something your own."

The Unreality Marches On: Ice by Anna Kavan

Kavan’s masterful and exacting prose never lets us forget that violence has to do with the human—specifically with the man—starting with the violence of language itself.

The Night Is Itself a Novel: Talking with Lidija Dimkovska

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

Going Off-Script: A Conversation with Mandy Len Catron

Mandy Len Catron discusses How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays, what makes for a thoughtful love story, and the politics of love.

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