Nick Flynn is a memoirist, poet, and film collaborator. His most recent book, The Reenactments, which Kirkus calls “a truly insightful, original work,” completes a trilogy that began with Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, followed by The Ticking is the Bomb. The author of a play and two other books of poetry, Flynn is the recipient of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award and has received fellowships from The Guggenheim Foundation and The Library of Congress. He was an executive producer for the film Being Flynn, which stars Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore. Flynn splits his time between Brooklyn and the University of Houston, where he teaches creative writing.
Here is Nick in conversation with Dani Shapiro at a 2014 Winter Words event in Aspen: