READINGS: NICK FLYNN & VIEVEE FRANCIS
MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 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.
Vievee Francis is the author of three books of poetry: Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006), Horse in the Dark (winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Poetry Prize for a second collection, Northwestern University Press, 2016) and Forest Primeval (winner of the Hurston Wright Legacy Award and the 2017 Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award).