NEWS

Interview by NPR:  “Intersection: Stories From Central Florida Veterans”


“An Elegy for My Doppelgänger” to be published in the next issue of VQR


War, Literature, & the Arts: An Extensive Interview with Tom McGuire and a Youtube lecture given at the U.S. Air Force Academy in September.  


A new CNF piece, “Smoking with the Dead and Wounded,” and an interview with Patrick Hicks is in the current issue of The Georgia Review.


The paperback of My Life as a Foreign Country now available from W. W. Norton & Co.  


A revised interview from years ago (conducted by Daniel Bourne) soon to be published in The Artful Dodge.


Terrific book launch and reception for Mijn Leven Als Een Vreemd Land (De Arbeiderspers, 2015) at Scheltema Bookstore in Amsterdam’s city centre on June 18th. 


Wonderful to return to the Poetry International Festival in Rotterdam (2015)—this time with an appearance at The Poetry Cafe, hosted by Daniel Dee (former Poet Laureate of Rotterdam). 


KBPS: Poet, Army Veteran Brian Turner Shares War Experience At El Cajon Literary Festival


From KTEP 88.5FM: Words on a Wire: Brian Turner


Here’s a poster for a recent appearance in Baghdad, via Sadek Mohamed’s The Flying Carpet.


“Eulogy” to be sung at Carnegie Hall by the Harmonia Chamber Singers


Coming March 2015: My Life as a Foreign Country: Large Print Edition Pre-order now


New York Times Book Review (stellar review by Jen Percy) “My Life as a Foreign Country”


Editor’s Choice Selection (NYTimes) “Sunday Book Review: My Life as a Foreign Country”


The Rumpus “The Rumpus Interview with Brian Turner”


Audible (Audio Books) will soon publish an audio version of My Life as a Foreign Country


An Interview with Arun Rath on All Things Considered National Public Radio (NPR) September 21, 2014


Los Angeles Review of Books–On Culpability and Carrying the Gun: An Interview with Brian Turner (by Matt Gallagher)


The Washington Post–Roxane Robinson reviews My Life as a Foreign Country


The Irish Times: “War and its opposite, by a soldier poet: My Life as a Foreign Country (Book Review by Lia Mills)”


Best American Poetry–A 21st Century Rain: An Interview with Brian Turner (by Kelle Groom)


The Independent–American soldier-poet Brian Turner reveals the enduring turmoil that inspired his memoir by James Kidd


“War Games” (an extract from My Life as a Foreign Country) published in the August issue of Harper’s Magazine


Shortlist Magazine (UK) features a new article, “Life of a War Poet” in the August 2014 issue


McClatchy Washington Bureau (AP) feature on My Life as a Foreign Country


The Millions–Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2014 Book Preview


From the Guardian: The Observer–A Review of My Life as a Foreign Country by Tim Adams


The Telegraph–A Review of My Life as a Foreign Country by Joanna Bourke


“Opening the hurt locker: three new books on Iraq” in New Statesman


“The One Book I Carried in My Assault Pack” in Port Magazine


A great review of Neil Astley’s latest anthology with Bloodaxe Books, The Hundred Years War: Modern War Poems in Morning Star


My Life as a Foreign Country to be translated into Dutch and published in The Netherlands (2015) by De Arbeiderspers.


Recent review in The New Yorker by George Packer


Two poems (“Ajal” & “Eucalyptus”) published in Kyoto Journal (Issue 79)


Performances of “Dreams of the Fallen” to take place in New Jersey and Illinois this fall


Awarded a US-Japan Friendship Commission Fellowship (2012)


The New Yorker (Out Loud) Podcast with George Packer and Dexter Filkins


World Literature Today features a review of Breaking the Jaws of Silence: Sixty American Poets Speak to the World (Sholeh Wolpe, Editor)


“The Theory of Radioactivity” published in carte blanche. This poem was a collaborative one written by Ravi Shankar and Brian Turner.

BRIAN TURNER