Kevin Powers

Kevin Powers


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in Richmond, VA, The United States
July 11, 1980

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Kevin Powers was born and raised in Richmond, VA. In 2004 and 2005 he served with the U.S. Army in Mosul and Tal Afar, Iraq. He studied English at Virginia Commonwealth University after his honorable discharge and received an M.F.A. in Poetry from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin in 2012.

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The Yellow Birds

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Letter Composed During a Lu...

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A Shout in the Ruins

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Augustine on Natural Theology

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“There is a sharp distinction between what is remembered, what is told and what is true.”
Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds

“All pain is the same. Only the details are different.”
Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds

“Freedom is not the same as lack of accountability.”
Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds



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