Mitchell S. Jackson and Kiese Laymon Discuss Literature, Race, and Publishing Their First Books

In the above video, authors Mitchell S. Jackson (The Residue Years) and Kiese Laymon (Long Division) talk with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas about issues of race and class in America and the literary world. The talk took place at McNally Jackson in New York City.

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