Jim Heynen

Best known for his short-short stories about “the boys,” Jim Heynen has published widely as a writer of poems, novels, nonfiction, and short fiction. His stories about the boys have been featured often on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” The most recent collection of these stories, The Boys’ House, was named Editors’ Choice for Best Books of 2001 by the Bloomsbury Review, Newsday, and Booklist. He wrote the text for Harker’s Barns: Visions of an American Icon, with photos by Michael Harker (Iowa, 2003).

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