Join Rachelle as she talks with Brian Teare, author of PLEASURE on Thursday, Oct 6th at 12 pm PST/3 pm EST.
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A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Brian Teare is the recipient of poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony and the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts. He has published poetry and criticism in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Ploughshares, St. Mark’s Poetry Project Newsletter, Seneca Review, Verse and VOLT, as well as in the anthologies Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century and At the Barriers: The Poetry of Thom Gunn. He’s published three full-length books – The Room Where I Was Born, Sight Map, and Pleasure – as well as the chapbooks Pilgrim and Transcendental Grammar Crown.
Sight Map was named “A Best Poetry Book of 2009” by the San Francisco Chronicle, and his first book, The Room Where I Was Born, was awarded the 2003 Brittingham Prize and the 2004 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry. On the graduate faculty of the University of San Francisco and Mills College, he lives in San Francisco, where he makes books by hand for his micropress, Albion Books. www.brianteare.net