To celebrate words and new publications by Amanda H. and Kyle F., a poetry reading at Petshop Gallery in Omaha by the NE-based writers Hannah Clark and Amanda Huckins and the elsewhere-based writers Kyle McCord and Kyle Flak. Author biographies below…
Hannah Clark is an MFA candidate in Poetry at Creighton University and editor of Blue River Review. She moved to Omaha after writing in the Nebraskan panhandle for six years, and she has been featured in such journals as Rootstalk, Belletrist, and Twisted Vine.
Kyle McCord is the author of five books of poetry including National Poetry Series Finalist, Magpies in the Valley of Oleanders (Trio House Press 2016). He has work featured in AGNI, Blackbird, Boston Review, The Gettysburg Review, The Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly and elsewhere. He has received grants or awards from The Academy of American Poets, The Vermont Studio Center, and the Baltic Writing Residency. He serves as Co-Executive Editor of Gold Wake Press. He teaches at Drake University in Des Moines where he lives with his wife, visual artist Lydia McCord, and son, August.
Amanda Huckins is holding contradictory convictions, one in each hand. Besides that, she writes, prints, learns, organizes, teaches, and eats fruit off of trees with her love in Omaha, Nebraska. Her poetry booklet «Trying To End The War» is out on merrily merrily merrily merrily (2018).
Kyle Flak's most recent book is called I AM SORRY FOR EVERYTHING IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE UNIVERSE. It is out now from Gold Wake Press. Kyle Flak likes trees, spaghetti, and dinosaurs. Currently he does the «Poets Not Talking about Poetry» thing at Maudlin House and works at a library.