Morning Bites: James Baldwin, David Burr Gerrard Interviewed, Talking “The Sarah Book,” and More


On this day in 1924, James Baldwin was born. It might be a good day to revisit his interview with The Paris Review, or this one from WGBH.

Nicholas Mancusi interviewed David Burr Gerrard at BOMB.

Alexander Chee has won this year’s Paul Engle Prize.

Mark Richardson reviewed Joe Henderson and Alice Coltrane’s 1973 collaboration The Elements.

Feel like reading an excerpt of Jac Jemc’s The Grip of It?

At Electric Literature, discussing Scott McClanahan’s The Sarah Book.

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