The Bridge on Beer River is a Publisher’s Weekly—Book Life Editors Pick!

Thank you to the editors of Publisher’s Weekly—Book Life for the wonderful review. I was thrilled to receive my copy in the mail!

Here is an excerpt:

“Tierney (Lucky Ride) creates an urgent, moving slice-of-life narrative of rebuilding a life in this collection of stories centering around Curt, an ex-Marine who struggles to find himself in 1980s small-town Binghamton….”

Here is a link to the journal page online:

Find more information about The Bridge on Beer River HERE

Three New Poems in The Town: An Anthology of Oakland Poets

Thrilled to be part of this love letter to Oakland with a wealth of amazing poets. Thank you to J. K. Fowler and Ayodele Nzinga, Oakland’s first and treasured poet laureate.

As cool as this collection is, its arrival is bittersweet because it will be the last publication from the beloved Nomadic Press. Be sure to check it out.

New Excerpt from The Bridge on Beer River in Hypertext Magazine

In this excerpt from The Bridge on Beer River, Curt answers his door to a neighbor holding a gun and reluctantly recalls his service as a Marine during the Vietnam War.

Thank you to the editors of Hypertext Magazine!

Find more information about The Bridge on Beer River HERE

Happy Publication Day for The Bridge on Beer River!

Thank you to my family and friends and the tireless editors and designers at Unsolicited Press who supported me in the long journey to launch my new novel The Bridge on Beer River. If you are so inclined, feel free to tip a Genesee beer (or beverage of choice) in celebration, but bring a designated driver when you cross the bridge.

You can find out more about the novel on my home page HERE, along with links to some sample stories, or can check out the novel on the publisher’s website HERE

The novel can also be ordered from your favorite bookstore, Amazon, or support your favorite bookstore on