Kevin Powers was born and raised in Richmond, VA and is an Iraq war veteran. He received an M.F.A. in Poetry from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has received the Guardian First Book Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Prix littéraire du Monde for work translated into French, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other recognitions. He was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2012 and was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2014.
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