Zach Savich, whose first book of poetry, Full Catastrophe Living, won the 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize, will visit IWU on Thursday, March 26, 2009 to read from his work. Savich, who earned a B.A. in English from the University of Washington and an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, has recently taught at Kenyon College, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. Poems of his have appeared in such journals as Denver Quarterly, Black Warrior Review, and Mid-American Review, and he’s included in the anthology Best New Poets 2008.
Savich’s visit is sponsored by Tributaries, IWU’s literary journal. The reading is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Turfler Room of Memorial Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about his poetry, check out this catalog page at the University of Iowa Press.