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A Reading by: Kiese Laymon

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Kiese Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division and a collection of autobiographical essays called How To Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Laymon has written essays and stories for numerous publications including Gawker,,, Longman’s Hip Hop Reader, the journal, Politics and Culture, and Mythium. He is a contributing editor at Gawker and frequently blogs at Laymon is currently an associate professor of English and co-director of Africana Studies at Vassar College.

Moderated by Jeffery Renard Allen, faculty, School of Writing.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

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Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


School of Writing, Schools of Public Engagement




$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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