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Winter Issue Launch Event With Iraq War Veteran Brian Turner

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This winter’s Prairie Schooner issue centers around the theme of “War and Conflict,” with a special war portfolio edited by poet and Iraq War veteran Brian Turner.  To celebrate, Turner will be speaking at our launch event on Tuesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Plains Art Museum at 1155 Q Street in Lincoln.

This event is free and open to the public.  Come hear Turner speak, with readings from issue contributors Ted Genoways (who translated Wilhelm Klemm’s poems “In Pérenchies,” “Advance,” and “Clearing Station”) and Mihaela Moscaliuc (who contributed the essay “Apples”).  You’ll also hear stories from University of Nebraska students recounting their experiences in world combat zones, and can view contributor Elliott D. Woods’s multimedia presentation, “Assignment Afghanistan,” with stories, pictures, and video from the war in Afghanistan.

For more info, and bios of Turner, Genoways, Moscaliuc, and Woods, click here. Or, listen to Turner read his poetry on the Air Schooner podcast here.