Morning Bites: Kiese Laymon and Leigh Stein, Lost Breece D’J Pancake Fiction, Roxane Gay, Mike Watt’s Tour Diary, and More


At Bookforum, Margaret Wappler reviews Roxane Gay’s An Untamed State. We’ll be hosting Gay in conversation with Sari Botton tonight at Community Bookstore.

Notes on the work of Kiese Laymon and Leigh Stein at Critical Flame.

Vice has a lost story from Breece D’J Pancake.

Hey, it’s Mike Watt’s European tour diary.

Guy LeCharles Gonzalez on poetry slams.

Coming soon: hardcover editions of Richard Stark’s Parker novels illustrated by Darwyn Cooke.

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