Morning Bites: Jesmyn Ward on “Formation,” Sam Lipsyte Nonfiction, Punk Ephemera, and More

Jesmyn Ward wrote about Beyoncé’s “Formation” for NPR.

Sam Lipsyte wrote an affecting essay on his connection to, and memories of, Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Brooklyn Magazine has a new essay from Maris Kreizman.

“Listening to a man you yourself find funny laugh at jokes you don’t get is, in retrospect, a master class in learning to read social cues.” New writing from Zachary Lipez at Hazlitt.

Scaachi Koul wrote a fantastic essay about her name, and perceptions of it.

Kate Wadkins on the world of punk ephemera.

At the NYPL: a look at great literary scenes of love in New York City.

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