Morning Bites: Dennis Cooper Interviewed, Matt Bell & Aaron Burch, A Sarah McCarry Excerpt, C86 Reissued, and More


Juliet Escoria talked with Dennis Cooper for The Fanzine.

The deeply talented British comedian Rik Mayall has died. Jason Diamond has a tribute to his work up at Flavorwire.

Here is the longlist for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award.

When smart writers talk with smart writers: this conversation between Matt Bell and Aaron Burch is essential reading.

Tayari Jones on Maya Angelou.

The Times on “Stay Lit.”

Feel like reading an excerpt from Sarah McCarry’s Dirty Wings?

At Pitchfork, Jason Heller reviewed the reissued C86 compilation.

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