Monday, April 29, 2013

Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumnus Geoffrey Nutter will read from his poetry at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Nutter is the author of three collections of poetry, A Summer Evening (winner of the 2001 Colorado Prize), Water's Leaves & Other Poems (winner of the 2004 Verse Press Prize), and Christopher Sunset. He earned degrees from both San Francisco State University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His poems have been widely anthologized, including in The Best American Poetry, The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries, and Isn't It Romantic: 100 Poems by Younger American Poets. He is an associate professor of creative writing at New York University.

The Iowa Writers’ Workshop is a graduate program in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For more information or special accommodations to attend this reading, call Jan Weissmiller at Prairie Lights, 319-337-2681. For a UI arts calendar and details about upcoming events visit the new Arts Iowa website.