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The Lost Sea


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Keith Flynn is the author of five books, four collections of poetry, including The Talking Drum (1991), The Book of Monsters (1994), and The Lost Sea (Iris Press, 2000), and one book of prose, entitled The Rhythm Method, Razzmatazz and Memory: How To Make Your Poetry Swing (Writer’s Digest Books, 2007). From 1987-1998, he was lyricist and lead singer for the nationally acclaimed rock band, The Crystal Zoo, which produced three albums: Swimming Through Lake Eerie (1992), Pouch (1995), and the spoken-word and music compilation, Nervous Splendor (Animal Records, 2003). His poetry has appeared in many journals and anthologies around the world, including The Colorado Review, The Cuirt Journal (Ireland), Word and Witness: 100 Years of NC Poetry, Poetry Wales, Rattle, The Southern Poetry Review, Margie, Shenandoah, and Crazyhorse. He has been awarded the Sandburg Prize for poetry, the ASCAP Emerging Songwriter Prize, the Paumanok Poetry Award and was twice named the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for NC. Flynn is the founder and managing editor of The Asheville Poetry Review.



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