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Poet Brian Turner on Campus – Read Some of his Books!

Today at 7 p.m. at the Sorenson Theater Brian Turner will be reading poetry selections. The library owns two of his books:

1. My Life as a Foreign Country which is his memoir — we just acquired this — find it in our New Books section. Look for the call number (label on the spine) DS79.766.T87 A3 2014

2. Here, Bullet — find it on the 3rd floor of the Library. Look for call number (the label on the spine) PS3620.U763 H47 2005

Brian Turner is a poet and memoirist who served seven years in the US Army. He is the author of two poetry collections, Phantom Noise and Here, Bullet, which won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, the New York Times “Editor’s Choice” selection, the 2006 PEN Center USA “Best in the West” award, and the 2007 Poets Prize. His recent memoir, My Life as a Foreign Country, has been called “achingly, disturbingly, shockingly beautiful.”   The poetry reading is being presented by the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series.