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Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn’s most recent book is Low (Graywolf, 2023). Other recent books include: This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire (Norton, 2020); and Stay: threads, collaborations, conversations (ZE Books, 2020), which documents twenty-five years of his collaborations with artists, filmmakers, and composers. (Photo credit: Alix Lambert)



Fall 2023 | Poetry

My name comes from a man Inever knew, his name comesfrom a man he never knew, itgoes like that all the way downuntil the thread is lost. Itcomes from the Irish word flann—meaning ruddy, or red-faced.The landlord stands in his manor,looks out over h [...]