Brian Tierney

Author's Bio

Brian Tierney was born in Morristown, NJ, and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, and a graduate of the Bennington College MFA Writing Seminars, he was named among Narrative’s “30 Below 30” emerging writers for 2013, and was most recently a finalist for Frontier Poetry's 2018 Industry Prize. He currently lives in Oakland, Ca., where he teaches poetry at The Writing Salon.

Publications and Prizes

Best New Poets
(Samovar Press, 2013)
AGNI, Crab Orchard Review, Diode, Field, Four Way Review, Gettysburg Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Kenyon Review, Narrative Magazine, New England Review, Ninth Letter, Poetry Northwest, Sixth Finch, Adroit Journal, The Journal, West Branch
Prizes Won: 
PSA's George Bogin Memorial Award (2018); Wallace Stegner Fellowship in poetry (2014-2016) 

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Morristown, NJ
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Philadelphia, PA
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Last updated: Nov 16, 2018