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Nick Flynn

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October 6, 2011 | 4:30 pm

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Nick Flynn is the author of two memoirs, 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 and has been translated into 13 languages. Another Bullshit Night in Suck City is currently being made into a film, entitled Welcome to Suck City, starring Robert DeNiro as Flynn’s father, due for release in 2011. Flynn 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 and The Library of Congress. His poems, essays, and non-fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, the Paris Review, National Public Radio’s “This American Life,” and The New York Times Book Review.