Morning Bites: A. Igoni Barrett’s Latest, Neil Gaiman at BEA, Dispatches from Cannes, Octavia E. Butler, and More


“Unlikely moments of empathy occur again and again amid wrenching drama and subtle comedy…” A. Igoni Barrett’s terrific collection Love is Power, or Something Like That gets reviewed at Time Out New York.

Ed Champion reports on Neil Gaiman’s BEA appearance.

Adam Peterson has won Smokelong Quarterly‘s Kathy Fish Fellowship for 2013-2014. His story “Another Castle” appeared here earlier this year.

The excellent Comics Alliance is coming back.

Mairead Case’s latest Bad at Sports column looks at work from Nami Mun, Octavia E. Butler, and more.

Dennis Lim reports from the Cannes Film Festival.

“Anyone who appreciates Swans, Oxbow, or even the edgier ‘90s output of Tom Waits might find salvation in here, or at worst, another shackle to wear.” Doug Mosurock on the latest from ONO.

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