Brian Turner is a veteran of the Iraq War and a poet. He is the author of two collections of poetry – Here, Bullet and Phantom Noise. Here, Bullet is a New York Times “Editor’s Choice” selection and has won numerous awards, including the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award and the 2007 Poets Prize. A 2009-10 Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Scholar, Turner also has been awarded a 2009 USA Hillcrest Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. His work has been published in Poetry Daily, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Georgia Review and others. He teaches at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada.
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