Morning Bites: Teju Cole, Lynda Barry’s Syllabus, Amber Sparks Fiction, Matthew Salesses, and More.

At The Awl: checking in with Teju Cole.

If you’re curious about the syllabus from Lynda Barry’s course on making comics, you can now peruse it online.

Guernica has new fiction from Amber Sparks.

The Toast has a new essay from Matthew Salesses.

Thoughts on the new collection from Padgett Powell at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Feel like checking out some noir from Paul Pope?

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