Kevin Lynn Helmick: American fiction writer, modernist.
Kevin Lynn Helmick, the author of three novels and a collection of poetry was born in Fort Madison Iowa, 1963, the youngest of five. Helmick has lived and worked as a carpenter, writer, photographer and artist throughout the Midwest and now resides in Lake Villa IL. Inspired by writers like Salinger, Capote, Twain and Hemmingway his writing shows a modernist, satirical look at life in America in the modern age. Known for a fast pace style, bold and gritty dialogue that challenges social norms and absolute truths through works like The Lost Creek Journal, Clovis Point, Sebastian Cross, and Heartland Gothic.