Morning Bites: Kiese Laymon, New Sarah Gerard Essay, Public Enemy Reissues, Dmitry Samarov Interviewed, and More


Kiese Laymon’s essay “My Vassar College Faculty ID Makes Everything OK” is fantastic.

Dmitry Samarov was interviewed on the Other People Podcast.

At Pitchfork, Craig Jenkins reviewed a pair of reissued Public Enemy albums.

Tin House has a new essay from Sarah Gerard.

Jason Diamond interviewed Red Army director Gabe Polsky.

New York has a look inside the history of the Strand.

Gabino Iglesias reviewed Laura Ellen Joyce’s The Luminol Reels.

Joshunda Sanders on visiting Barnard’s zine library.

There’s new fiction from Kathleen Winter at Electric Literature.

Dusted reviewed a recently-reissued psych-rock record from Ngozi Family.

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