May 9, 2014
In our latest installment of the In the Telling series, listen to Kyle McCord read two poems that appear in Issue 13: The Unknown.
Kyle McCord is the author of three books of poetry: Galley of the Beloved in Torment (Dream Horse Press, 2009), a co-written book of epistolary poems entitled Informal Invitations to a Traveler (Gold Wake Press, 2011) and Sympathy from the Devil (Gold Wake Press, 2013). He has work featured in Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Journal, Catch-Up, Gulf Coast, VOLT and elsewhere. His critical work has appeared in Diode, Rattle, and Pleiades where he is a regular reviewer. He’s received grants or awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Iowa Poetry Association. He’s the 2012 recipient of the Baltic Writing Residency. Along with Wendy Xu, he is a co-founder of the Younger American Poets Reading Series and co-edits iO: A Journal of New American Poetry. He is a teaching fellow in the PhD program in Creative Writing at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX.
Episode and Music by Pete Swegart
Artwork by Andrea Sparacio