17.09.2012 [Plain Dealer (blog)] - By John Freeman. War was once the forge that made a certain kind of novelist. Hart Crane and Norman Mailer and Kurt Vonnegut emerged through war. So did J.D. Salinger. But the last public consensus around a good war has faded, and the United States
14.09.2012 [Irish Times] - The debut novel of the Virginia-born poet Kevin Powers is based on his tour of duty as a machinegunner in Iraq, and it evokes the surrealism of a conflict fought out in the sand and shadows of a desert. There is a compelling sense of place: “The war
05.10.2012 [Wicked Local] - The cross-country team recorded a victory from Lynn English at Breakheart Reservation, 21-35. Kevin Powers was the first to cross the finish line at 18:40. Evan Covell ended up third at 18:59. Nick Monaco came in fourth at 19:07. Mike Mansfield
28.09.2012 [Financial Times] - Kevin Powers served in the US Army in Iraq in 2004 and 2005, and out of that experience he has forged a harrowing, enormously powerful first novel that recalls The Things They Carried (1990), Tim O'Brien's fictional response to the Vietnam conflict.
27.09.2012 [USA TODAY] - New voices: Bob Minzesheimer profiles debut novelist Kevin Powers, who has written the novel Yellow Birds about two friends deployed to Iraq. Book buzz: "I have I think three people who could play Christian and about four who could play Ana. And I'm
27.09.2012 [Wicked Local] - Kevin Powers led the Sachems with a second place finish against Marblehead, checking in at 17:03. He was third against Gloucester. Evan Covell and Nick Monaco had personal bests; Evan at 18:30 and Nick at 19:09. Krissy Italiano beat her previous best