Zen and the Art of Writing in America - Brian Turner
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 Geographic, Harper’s Magazine, Vulture, BBC, 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.