Brian Tierney

Poet

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

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

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

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Morristown, NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Nov 16, 2018