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These poems are equal to the task of navigating illness and death, while celebrating the life that remains the morning after.
John Freeman discusses his debut collection of poetry, Maps, displacement, empathy, and trying to find a way forward in the nation and the world.
" think time is really undervalued by people who come from money because they just have the time."
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.
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 the hustle of being a successful comic artist and his newest book, CLOSE ENOUGH FOR THE ANGELS.
SJ Sindu discusses her new novel, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, queer readings of Hindu scriptures, and issues of privilege and power.
Chelsey Clammer discusses her new essay collection, Circadian, her writing process, and the body as text.
"[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."
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Barbara Berman offers gift recommendations for the poets on your holiday shopping list.
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.
Aurvi Sharma discusses her memoir-in-progress, finding inspiration in ancient women’s voices, and writing against erasure.
JoAnna Novak discusses her novel, I Must Have You, eating disorders, and writing characters that challenge our expectations of how women should behave.
Rumpus editors share their favorite books to gift to friends and family, from recent 2017 releases to longtime literary loves.
Matthews is a poet of multivalent ways and hows, an artist at home in the riddle of refusal.
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.
" I think when you really love something, you notice the minutiae. It’s partly how you make something your own."
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.
Lidija Dimkovska discusses A Spare Life, living through the break-up of Yugoslavia, her writing style, and where she now feels most at home.
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.