This event takes place at Trinity University Holt Center.
Iraqi war veteran and award-winning poet & memoirist comes to San Antonio.
Brian Turner is a poet and memoirist who served seven years in the US Army. He is the author of the memoir My Life as a Foreign Country (2015) and two poetry collections, Phantom Noise and Here, Bullet, which won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award and the New York times “Editor’s Choice” selection, among other distinctions. He is the author of the poem “The Hurt Locker,” which inspired the 2009 Academy-Award-winning film. Turner’s work has been published in National Geographic, The New York Times, and other fine journals, and he has been awarded a United States Artists Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and more.