Morning Bites: Denis Johnson Remembered, Literary Chicago, Gabrielle Bell Interviewed, Penguin Café, and More

Today brings with it the sad news that Denis Johnson has died. We recommend this interview, exploring his poetry, and revisiting a 2014 piece about his influence on American fiction.

A look at the fifty most important people in literary Chicago.

Talking comics and memoirs with Gabrielle Bell at Paste.

Lena Valencia has a new story at Joyland.

Michaelangelo Matos talked with Penguin Café at Bandcamp.

At Pitchfork, exploring why Braniac matters.

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