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Best-Selling Author & Social Critic; Professor of English & Creative Writing at University of Mississippi

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Kiese Laymon is a writer and the Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at University of Mississippi. He's authored multiple books including Heavy: An American Memoir, which received multiple awards and was on several best books of 2018 lists; a novel, Long Division; and an essay collection, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others.

Laymon served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Nonfiction at the University of Iowa in fall 2017. He has written essays, stories, and reviews for several publications, including Esquire, McSweeneys, The New York Times, Granta, Vanity Fair, The Best American Series, Ebony, Paris Review, and more.

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Heavy: An American Memoir

Heavy: An American Memoir

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America

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Kiese Laymon

Best-Selling Author & Social Critic; Professor of English & Creative Writing at University of Mississippi

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Kiese Laymon Biography

Kiese Laymon is a writer and the Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at University of Mississippi. He's authored multiple books including Heavy: An American Memoir, which received multiple awards and was on several best books of 2018 lists; a novel, Long Division; and an essay collection, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others.

Laymon served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Nonfiction at the University of Iowa in fall 2017. He has written essays, stories, and reviews for several publications, including Esquire, McSweeneys, The New York Times, Granta, Vanity Fair, The Best American Series, Ebony, Paris Review, and more.

Kiese Laymon Videos

  • Kiese Laymon- 2018 Chicago Humanities Festival
  • Kiese Laymon | Heavy: An American Memoir
    Join us as Kiese Laymon shares his highly-anticipated forthcoming book Heavy: An American Memoir. You can purchase a copy here: It's a ...
  • Kiese Laymon-2014 Tennessee Williams Fest

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  • How much does it cost to book Kiese Laymon?

    Booking fees for Kiese Laymon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kiese Laymon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kiese Laymon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kiese Laymon for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kiese Laymon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kiese Laymon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kiese Laymon or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kiese Laymon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kiese Laymon for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Kiese Laymon generally travels from Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Damon Young, Trevor Noah, Kenya Barris, Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou and Michael Arceneaux. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kiese Laymon for an upcoming event.

Kiese Laymon Speaker Videos

  • Kiese Laymon- 2018 Chicago Humanities Festival
    Kiese Laymon | Heavy: An American Memoir
    Join us as Kiese Laymon shares his highly-anticipated forthcoming book Heavy: An American Memoir. You can purchase a copy here: It's a ...
  • Kiese Laymon-2014 Tennessee Williams Fest

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