READINGS: NICK FLYNN & CARL PHILLIPS
ARTIST TALK: DANIEL HEYMAN
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20th, 6 PM
Nick Flynn has worked as a ship’s captain, an electrician, and as a case-worker with homeless adults. In 2019 he will publish two new books: Stay (Ze Books), which represents twenty-five years of collaborations & writings; as well as I Will Destroy You (Graywolf), a new collection of poems. His work has been translated into fifteen languages.
Carl Phillips is the author of 14 books for poetry, most recently Wild is the Wind. His chapbook, Star Map with Action Figures, will be out Fall 2019, to be followed by a full-length volume, Pale Colors in a Tall Field in 2020. Recent honors include the LA Times Book Award for Poetry and the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. Phillips teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.
Daniel Heyman is a recipient of Guggenheim and Pew Fellowships, and received grants from Princeton University, Dartmouth College and RISD. Heyman’s work is collected in many prestigious national institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Getty Research Institute and the Library of Congress. Most recently working at the Awagami Paper Factory in Japan, Heyman has concentrated on creating a series of paper folding screens. Heyman is represented by Cade Tompkins Projects in Providence.