Episode #96: Brian Teare, author of COMPANION GRASSES, on Tuesday, June 11th at 11 am PST/2 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Brian Teare, author of COMPANION GRASSES, on Tuesday, June 11th at 11 am PST/2 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, the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts and the American Antiquarian Society. He’s published four full-length books–The Room Where I Was Born (winner of the 2003 Brittingham Prize and the 2004 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry), Sight Map (A Best Poetry Book of 2009, San Francisco Chronicle), the Lambda Award-winning Pleasure (2011 Northern California Book Award Finalist, 2010 National Book Critics Circle Small Press Highlight, 2010 Best Poetry Book, San Francisco Chronicle), and Companion Grasses–as well as the chapbooks Paradise Was TypesetHelplessness, and Black Sun Crown. After over a decade of teaching and writing in the San Francisco Bay Area, he’s now an Assistant Professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he makes books by hand for his micropress, Albion Books.

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