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Writers and Storytelling: Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn is the author of This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire and three previous memoirs, including the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award–winning Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, and four volumes of poetry. A professor on the creative writing faculty at the University of Houston, he lives in Brooklyn, New York. He will be joining Michael Ian Black, Ian Olasov, and Liara Tamani on September 22 to tell stories tied to the theme “All Good Things.” Register here for the show! What are you reading right now for solace or escape? Moby Dick If you could live inside a fictional world, which one would you choose? our current simulacrum Are there any quotes you use to inspire you now or anytime? “But even so, amid the tornadoed Atlantic of my being, do I myself still forever centrally disport in mute calm; and while ponderous planets of unwaning woe revolve round me, deep down and deep inland there still I bathe me in eternal mildness of joy.”
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