Saturday, May 8, 2010

Phantom Noise by Brian Turner


Publication Date: April 2010
Distribution: National
Barcode: Yes
ISBN # 978-1-882295-80-7
Price: $16.95
Pages: 112
Available From: Consortium Book Sales & Distribution
Small Press Distribution
www.alicejamesbooks.org

In the aftermath of bestselling Here, Bullet, Brian Turner deftly illuminates existence as both easily extinguishable and ultimately enduring. These prophetic, osmotic poems wage a daily battle for normalcy, seeking structure in the quotidian while grappling with the absence of
forgetting.

About the Author: Brian Turner earned an MFA from the University of Oregon before serving for seven years in the US Army.He was an infantry team leader for a year in Iraq with the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Prior to that, he was deployed to Bosnia-
Herzegovina in 1999-2000 with the 10th Mountain Division. His poetry has been published in Poetry Daily, The Georgia Review, and other journals. He received a USA Hillcrest Fellowship in Literature, an NEA Literature Fellowship in Poetry, the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, the Poets’ Prize, and a Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. His work has
appeared on National Public Radio, the BBC, Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and Weekend America, among others. He teaches at Sierra Nevada College.

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