Morning Bites: Italo Calvino, New Lightning Bolt Reviewed, Harper Lee, PEN Literary Awards Longlists, and More


Lincoln Michel has compiled a guide to the works of Italo Calvino.

The longlists for this year’s PEN Literary Awards have been announced.

Casey N. Cep wrote about Harper Lee and Monroeville for The New Yorker.

Storychord has new fiction from Sarah Marian Seltzer.

Brandon Stosuy reviewed Fantasy Empire, the new album from Lightning Bolt.

Real Pants has a report on the state of the Seattle literary scene.

At The Collagist: an excerpt from Gregory Howard’s novel Hospice.

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