TERRY TIERNEY at Books Inc. Berkeley

Author image of Terry Teirney and cover photo of his book The Bridge on Beer River

Books Inc. Berkeley proudly welcomes Terry Tierney to the shop for a celebration of his novel The Bridge on Beer River!

Terry Tierney was born in South Dakota and raised in Minneapolis and Cleveland. After serving in the Seabees, he received a BA and MA in English from SUNY Binghamton, and a PhD in Victorian Literature from Emory University. He taught college composition and creative writing and later survived a series of Silicon Valley startups as a software engineering manager. Terry’s poetry collection, The Poet’s Garage, was published in May 2020 by Unsolicited Press. His novel, Lucky Ride, was released by Unsolicited Press in 2021, and his novel The Bridge on Beer River will be published in 2023, also by Unsolicited Press. He has stories appearing in Fiction Pool, Jersey Devil Press, Blue Lake Review, Eunoia ReviewFictive DreamsLiterally Stories, SPANK the CARP, Big Bridge and other publications. He has poems appearing in Rust + Moth, Typishly, The Mantle, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Third Wednesday, Front Porch Review, Riggwelter, The Lake,  Rat’s Ass ReviewKalliope, Kansas Quarterly, South Dakota Review, Puerto del Sol, California Quarterly, Poetry Northwest, Cottonwood Review, Lullwater Review and other publications. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and literary mentor Michaelyn Burnette, a Librarian from the University of California, along with their two cats and their enthusiastic Golden Retriever, Pearl.

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc. Berkeley
1491 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709