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Being Flynn

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Nick Flynn Comes to Chico!

by Jessica Harrington Last Monday was the highly anticipated reading from award winning poet and memoirist Nick Flynn. It was standing room only as people piled in from the hallways, finding places along the walls and aisles to nestle themselves. Amy Antongiovanni, an English professor at Butte College who put the reading together, got up … Continue reading

A Sad Story That Needs No Sympathy: A review of Nick Flynn’s Another Bullshit Night in Suck City

by Jessica Harrington Nick Flynn has an impressive resume. Some Ether (2000) and Blind Huber (2002) are the first two books of poetry he put out; the former won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and he received  fellowships from The Guggenheim Foundation and The Library of Congress for the latter. His first memoir, which I am … Continue reading