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 & Prizes

Best New Poets (Samovar Press, 2013)
Prizes won: 

PSA's George Bogin Memorial Award (2018); Wallace Stegner Fellowship in poetry (2014-2016)


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Morristown, NJ
New Jersey
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Philadelphia, PA
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Last update: Nov 16, 2018