writing in america

Zen and the Art of Writing in America - Brian Turner 

Add to Calendar 2020-07-06 19:00:00 2020-07-06 19:00:00 Zen and the Art of Writing in America - Brian Turner  Topic: Zen and the Art of Writing in America: Brian Turner and Pablo Cartaya Time: Jul 6, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://fiu.zoom.us/j/97634896505?pwd=TURwSGI3VFY2R1E5d05DK2pMamRsUT09 Meeting ID: 976 3489 6505 Password: 397744 Broadcasting Live The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
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An online arts series featuring contemporary writers creating in a multicultural world.

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An online arts series hosted by Miami Writer Pablo Cartaya featuring contemporary writers creating in a multicultural world. Presented with FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. 

Presenting, Brian Turner 

Brian Turner is the author of two poetry collections, Phantom Noise and Here, Bullet (a New York Times “Editor’s Choice” selection, awarded the 2006 Pen Center USA “Best in the West” Award, the 2007 Poets Prize, and others). His publications and appearances include National GeographicHarper’s Magazine, VultureBBC, and NPR, among others. Turner is a Guggenheim Fellow, a United States Artists Fellow, an NEA Fellow, and a Lannan Foundation Fellow. His series THE KISS at Guernicais now published as an anthology (The Kiss, W.W. Norton, 2018). Turner’s memoir, My Life as a Foreign Country (W.W. Norton, 2014), has been called, “achingly, disturbingly, shockingly beautiful.” He directs the MFA program at Sierra Nevada University and lives in Orlando, Florida.

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