De-installation ceremony, Whitherton, North Carolina, May 18, 2019; “This,” he said, “is history, our history,”; As everyone raised here knows,; He had, he said, already lost his country.; & We let him touch
Kevin McIlvoy’s poems appear in Consequence, Willow Springs, Olney, Barzakh, River Heron Review, and LEON Literary Review. His novel One Kind Favor is now out from WTAW Press. He has published five other novels: At the Gate of All Wonder (Tupelo Press, 2018), Hyssop (TriQuarterly, 1990), Little Peg (Atheneum Books, 1987), The Fifth Station (Algonquin Books, 1985), and A Waltz (Lynx House Press, 1981); a short-story collection, The Complete History of New Mexico and Other Stories (Graywolf Press, 2008); and a collection of short stories and prose poems, 57 Octaves Below Middle C (Four Way Books, 2017).