Kyle McCord

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.


Viewing the Tribute Money, My Father Thinks of His Wife by Kyle McCord

    After The Tribute Money, 1425   First notice how the loadstone nimbi             weigh down it’s what Massacio wanted— the clouds the denuded             foothills pressed beneath the sky                        it’s the bleak hour of sundown when dinner is over             the twenty-tongued waters pull                        at the cedars where are all the […]


Father’s Brain Scan Seen as Model Bomber Cutaway by Kyle McCord

http://www.tupeloquarterly.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/McCord.pdf     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 […]