Kyle McCord

3621 Kingman Blvd.
Des Moines, IA 50311

Author's Bio

Kyle McCord is the author of five books of poetry including National Poetry Series Finalist Magpies in the Valley of Oleanders. His work has been featured in AGNI, Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly and elsewhere. Kyle has received grants from the Academy of American Poets, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Baltic Writing Residency. He serves as executive editor Gold Wake Press and lives in Des Moines, Iowa where he teaches at Drake University.

Publications and Prizes

Galley of the Beloved in Torment
(Dream Horse Press, 2009)
, Informal Invitation to a Traveler
(Gold Wake Press, 2011)
, Magpies in the Valley of Oleaners
(Trio House Press, 2016)
, Sympathy from the Devil
(Gold Wake Press, 2013)
, You Are Indeed an Elk, But This is Not the Forest You Were Born to Graze
(Gold Wake Press, )

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Last updated: Jun 27, 2017