By Brian Turner
Alice James Books, Paperback, 9781882295555, 71pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2005
A first-person account of the Iraq War by a solider-poet, winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award.
About the Author
Brian Turner earned an MFA from the University of Oregon and lived abroad in South Korea for a year before serving for seven years in the US Army. He was an infantry team leader for a year in Iraq beginning in November 2003 with the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Prior to that, he was deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1999 with the 10th Mountain Division. His poetry has been published in "Poetry Daily," "The Georgia Review" and other journals, and in the "Voices in Wartime Anthology."