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Brian Turner Poetry & Memoir Reading and Writing Workshop

Brian Turner is a poet and memoirist who served seven years in the US Army. He is the author of two poetry collections, Phantom Noise and Here, Bullet, which won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, the New York Times “Editor’s Choice” selection, the 2006 PEN Center USA “Best in the West” award, the 2007 Poets Prize, and others. Turner’s work has been published in National Geographic, The New York Times, Poetry Daily, Harper’s Magazine, and other fine journals. Turner has been awarded a United States Artists Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and more. His recent memoir, My Life as a Foreign Country, has been called, “achingly, disturbingly, shockingly beautiful.”

Location: Building 2


Brian Turner’s books will also be available thanks to the Highline College Bookstore at a sale price. If you can’t make it to the reading, stop by the book store and pick-up a signed copy of one of his books.

The price on the books are: (including tax)
My Life as a Foreign Country:  $22.28 (Norton hard cover)
Here Bullet: $14.95
Phantom Noise: $18.56