Black Mountain Institute
Brian Turner served seven years in the Army, most recently in 2004 as an infantry team leader in Mosul with the Third Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Second Infantry Division. His 2005 book of poems, Here Bullet, won several awards, including the 2007 Poets Prize, and he has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a contributor to The New York Times and teaches at Sierra Nevada College.
Oral interpretation of poetry; Poets; Veterans; War poetry; American
American Literature | Arts and Humanities | Literature in English, North America
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/blackmountain_lectures_events/20