Kevin Brockmeier

Kevin Brockmeier is the author of the novels The Illumination, The Truth About Celia,  and City of Names; the story collections Things That Fall from the Sky  and The View from the Seventh Layer; and, most recently, a memoir of his seventh-grade year called A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip. He teaches frequently at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and he lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he was raised.
September 18, 2013

The way I listened to music began to twist on me, becoming less theatrical, more interior, and a time came when I needed to be spoken to more than I needed to speak. And that was when I found Iris DeMent.