Nick Flynn + Wendy Xu

 

Note well! Doors will open at 7:00, and readings will begin at 7:30 pm. Come early, as it will fill up.

Nick Flynn has worked as a ship’s captain, an electrician, and as a case-worker with homeless adults. His most recent book is My Feelings (Graywolf, 2015), a collection of poems. He has received fellowships and awards from, among others, The Guggenheim Foundation, PEN, and the Library of Congress. Some of the venues his poems, essays, and non-fiction have appeared in include The New Yorker, the Paris Review, and National Public Radio’s This American Life. He is currently a professor on the creative writing faculty at the University of Houston, where he is in reisdence each spring.

Wendy Xu is the author of Phrasis (Fence, 2017), You Are Not Dead (CSU Poetry Center, 2013), and the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Her work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Best American Poetry, Boston Review, A Public Space, Poetry, and elsewhere. She currently teaches in the Creative Writing MFA program at Columbia University, and serves as Poetry Editor for Hyperallergic.

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