Poetry at Sangam




Brian Turner is the author of two poetry collections—Here, Bullet and Phantom Noise—and a memoir—My Life as a Foreign Country. He co-edited The Strangest of Theatres (McSweeney’s), and The Kiss, an anthology of work (initially curated by Turner for Guernica) will be published by W.W. Norton in 2018. His poetry and essays have been published in The New York Times, National Geographic, Harper’s, Poetry Daily, VQR, and more. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a USA Hillcrest Fellowship in Literature, a NEA Literature Fellowship in Poetry, the Amy Lowell Traveling Fellowship, the US-Japan Friendship Commission Fellowship, 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 and is the founding Director of the low-residency MFA at Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe.


Poems by Brian Turner

Call It Leaves and Rain

Vollum 14578

Molotov Cocktails

As If We Hadn’t Noticed

American Internal

The Al-A’imma Bridge

Helping Her Breathe