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Creative Writing Reading Series March 10

March 9, 2010

This Thursday night, gather in the University Art Museum for the Creative Writing Reading Series, featuring Pushcart Prize winner Donald Revell and Iowa Poetry Prize winner Zach Savich. Revell and Savich will read from their works of poetry.

Zach Savich's first book of poems, <em> Full Catastrophe Living</em>, won the 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize.Colorado Prize Reading: Donald Revell and Zach Savich, Poetry

Join the Department of English and the Organization of Graduate Student Writers through ASCSU, for the Creative Writing Program Spring 2011 Reading Series at Colorado State University. The series features special guests and faculty reading from a variety of styles and genres including fiction, poetry, and essays.

On Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Art Museum in the University Center for the Arts, Donald Revell and Zach Savich will read from their works of poetry. The event is free and open to the public.    

About Donald Revell 

Donald Revell was born in the Bronx in 1954, and is a graduate of SUNY-Binghamton and SUNY-Buffalo. His first collection of poems, From the Abandoned Cities, was published by Harper & Row in 1983.

Since then, he has published several collections, most recently The Bitter Withy (Alice James Books, 2009); and A Thief of Strings (2007). His honors include a Pushcart Prize, the Shestack Prize, the Gertrude Stein Award, the PEN Center USA Award for poetry, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the Ingram Merrill and John Simon Guggenheim Memorial foundations.

Editor of Denver Quarterly from 1988-94, Revell has been a poetry editor of Colorado Review since 1996. He has taught at the Universities of Tennessee, Missouri, Iowa, Alabama, and Denver. Since 1994, he has been a Professor of English at the University of Utah, where he serves as Director of Creative Writing.

About Zach Savich

Zach Savich’s first book of poems, Full Catastrophe Living, won the 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize. He has recent work in Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, notnostrums, Bat City Review, and the anthology Best New Poets 2008.


Contact: Jennifer Clary
E-mail: jennifer.clary@colostate.edu
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