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An Evening with Nick Flynn & Killdeer
September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
Nick Flynn is the author of five books of poetry all published by Graywolf Press: I Will Destroy You (forthcoming September 2019), My Feelings (2015); The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands (2011)—an emotional, resilient response to some of the essential issues of our day; Some Ether (2000), which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award; and Blind Huber (2002). Of Some Ether, Claudia Rankine wrote: “In their roaming uneasiness, these poems enact the hypodermic activity of grief. We are guided by a stunning and solitary voice into lives that have spiritually and physically imploded. No one survives and still there is so much to be felt. Here is sorrow and madness reconciled to humanity.” And of My Feelings, Marie Howe says, “Here he is again, writing as if his life depends on it, using every trick he can find to carve the tunnel through the mountain. Words are what he uses; silence is the sound they make.”