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BABEL-2023/2024 Season, 4-Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon



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‘The Takeaway’ Interview
A Conversation with MacArthur Fellow Kiese Laymon, from October 2022.

NPR Interview
Writer Kiese Laymon receives a MacArthur Fellowship from October 2022.

Los Angeles Review of Books Interview
Conjuring Love: A Conversation with Kiese Laymon, from July 2021.

NPR Book Review
'Heavy' Brilliantly Renders The Struggle To Become Fully Realized, from October 2018.

The Rumpus Magazine Interview
On Resilience, tender rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon.

New Ohio Review Interview 
Perpetual Reckoning: An Interview with Kiese Laymon, from Summer 2023 Edition.

PBS Video Interview with Transcript
Kiese Laymon on His Poignant Memoir, “Heavy,” from April 2019.

The Guardian Review
Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon review – bodies and the legacy of slavery, by Sukhdev Sandhu, from November 2018.

4Columns Review
Hanif Abdurraqib reviews Kiese Laymon’s book ‘Heavey,’ from October 2018.


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