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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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Episode Episode #72: Brian Teare, author of PLEASURE, on Thursday, Oct. 6th at 12 pm PST/ 3 pm EST

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Poet Brian Teare, author of PLEASURE

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 ReviewBoston ReviewPloughsharesSt. Mark’s Poetry Project Newsletter, Seneca ReviewVerse 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 BornSight 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
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