In his first collection of poems, “Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting,” former Army machine gunner Kevin Powers writes about combat and the consequences of conflict. Continue reading
Extended interview and reading with Kevin Powers, author of the novel “The Yellow Birds.”
Kevin Powers served in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. When he returned to the U.S. he turned initially to poetry to work through his own questions about his experience, but found he needed "a larger canvas." Jeffrey Brown talks to Powers about his novel, "Yellow Birds," which is nominated for the National Book Award. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown talks to Kevin Powers, author of the novel “The Yellow Birds” and who served in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004 and 2005.