Kevin O’Rourke

Kevin O’Rourke lives in Seattle, where he works in publishing. His first book, the essay collectionAs If Seen at an Angle, was published by Tinderbox Editions. A member of the National Book Critics Circle, he is an active literary and arts critic. Publications where his criticism has appeared include Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, and Michigan Quarterly Review, where he is a regular contributor. His writing is supported by a grant from 4Culture.


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Il Accuse: On “Who Killed My Father” by Édouard Louis
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