Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon

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Heavy (Non-Fiction) was the most recently released book by Kiese Laymon, on October 16th, 2018.

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Kiese Laymon Stats: The highest rated book by Kiese Laymon on Book Notification is How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is Heavy, a Non-Fiction book.

The most read book by Kiese Laymon on Book Notification is How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is Heavy, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Kiese Laymon books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Kiese Laymon Anthologies in Publication Order

Kiese Laymon: Biography

Kiese Laymon was born on August 15th, 1974 and is currently 49 years old. Kiese Laymon was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Laymon attended Oberlin College where he received a BA and Indiana University where he received an MFA.

Kiese Laymon is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 2 books available. The first was released in 2013 with the book How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. The most recently released book was Heavy which was released in 2018. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Kiese at this time.

Kiese is/has been the Libbie Shearn Moody Professor of Creative Writing and English at Rice University, and a faculty member of Vassar College, and the University of Mississippi.

Kiese was named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow for his writing across genres, offering the honest perspective of a Black man from the Southern United States.

Kiese Laymon: Awards & Accolades

Laymon's book, Heavy was nominated for the Kirkus Prize, Best Nonfiction Book, in 2018.

Kiese Laymon: Lists & Other Mentions

  • How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America was a New York Times: 100 Notable Books in 2021.

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  4. Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher Series.
  5. James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross Series.

Kiese Laymon: F.A.Q

When was Kiese Laymon Born? How old is Kiese Laymon?

Kiese Laymon was born on August 15th, 1974. Kiese Laymon is currently 49 years old.

Where was Kiese Laymon Born?

Kiese Laymon was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA and is American.

What was the first book Kiese Laymon wrote?

The first novel written by Kiese Laymon was Long Division, published in 2013.

What was the most recent book Kiese Laymon wrote?

His most recently released work was Heavy on October 16th, 2018.

Will there be any more books by Kiese Laymon?

Kiese Laymon does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Kiese Laymon written?

Kiese Laymon has written 3 books. 1 Standalone Novel, 2 books in the Non-Fiction.

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