"I did not want to write to you. I wanted to write a lie."
-opening sentences of "Heavy"
Welcome to the LibGuide for "Heavy: An American Memoir" by Kiese Laymon.
"I'm trying to push the form,
just on the writerly tip.
On a human tip I'm trying to tell the truth."
--Colorlines, http://colorlines.com/ (November 18, 2013), Akiba Solomon, author interview.