Posts Tagged: Long Division

Writing Back to History: A Conversation with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses his new memoir, HEAVY.

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Reading Others in America

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When it comes to our literary dialogue, Kiese Laymon stands unaffected: The problem with our national lit isn’t just that it’s often written from the same voice; it’s written often to the same listeners. But if you changed the listeners, you change the art. Literally. The conversation goes on at Vol.1 Brooklyn; Laymon touches on […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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Giddy-up, you hateful stallion!  It’s time for another Weekend Rumpus Roundup. In the Saturday interview, Kiese Laymon takes some time with the Rumpus to discuss his latest book, Long Division, and explores in greater length the literary influences that have contributed to the development of his own Afrofuturist style. Irish poet Seamus Heaney—who unfortunately passed […]

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