Nick Flynn is the author of three memoirs, The Reenactments (Norton,
2013), The Ticking is the Bomb: A Memoir of Bewilderment (Norton, 2010), and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (Norton, 2004) which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award
for the Art of the Memoir. He is also the author of three books of poetry, The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands (Graywolf, 2011); Some Ether (Graywolf, 2000), which
won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award; and Blind Huber (Graywolf, 2002). He has been awarded fellowships from The Guggenheim Foundation, The Library of Congress, The Amy Lowell Trust,
and The Fine Arts Work Center. Some of the venues his poems, essays and non-fiction have appeared in include The New Yorker, the Paris Review, National Public Radio’s This American
Life, and The New York Times Book Review. One semester a year he teaches at the University of Houston, and spends the rest of the year elsewhere.