Last Sunday Kelsey interviewed Nick Dybek, author of When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in Fiction at Oregon State University. When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man, was the winner of the Society of Midland Authors Adult Fiction Prize, a finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and one of Booklist’s ten best debuts of 2012; it has been translated into five languages. His short fiction has appeared in such magazines as Ploughshares and Granta Online. A recipient of a Michener-Copernicus Society of America Award and a Maytag Fellowship, he received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.F.A. from The Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His current writing project is a novel that takes place in the aftermath of the battle of Verdun.
Be sure to check out Kelsey’s interview with Nick! Listeners are loving it!