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Kevin Powers



Kevin Greenblat

Kevin Powers is the author of "The Yellow Birds," which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Guardian First Book Award and was a National Book Award Finalist, as well as Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting, a collection of poetry. He was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, and holds an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a Michener Fellow in Poetry. He served in the US Army in 2004 and 2005 in Iraq, where he was deployed as a machine gunner in Mosul and Tal Afar.

His new book is "A Shout in the Ruins."


Books:
A Shout in the Ruins
Fiction / Literature
Little, Brown and Company
May 2018
ISBN 9780316556477
$26.00, INSTOCK
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The Yellow Birds
Fiction / Literature
Bay Back Books
April 2013
ISBN 9780316219341
256 pages
$14.99, INSTOCK
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A novel written by a veteran of the war in Iraq, The Yellow Birds is the harrowing story of two young soldiers trying to stay alive. More/less

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