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Nick Flynn

October 19, Copley Square
Nick Flynn is the author of three memoirs: Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir and has been translated into fifteen languages; The Ticking is the Bomb: A Memoir of Bewilderment; and The Reenactments. Flynn is also the author of several books of poetry: My Feelings; The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands—an emotional, resilient response to some of the essential issues of our day; Some Ether, which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award; and Blind Huber. His work has also appeared in publications including the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and NPR's This American Life. He is currently a creative writing professor at the University of Houston. His most recent work is a collection of poems titled I Will Destroy You. His work Stay, a collection of collaborations and writings, is forthcoming.