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  • Date: March 26
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm PT

Geoffrey Nutter: Cities at Dawn


Co-presented by The Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry

This event takes place at The Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento

Poet Geoffrey Nutter reads from Cities at Dawn (Wave Books, 2016) and other poems. Poet Bill Carty will lead a Q&A following the reading.

“Though its tone is almost always calmly descriptive, whatever it describes is always somehow something else and not itself.” – Barry Schwabsky, Hyperallergic

“These poems are the multi-angled jewels whose light is derived from the fragments Nutter calls out directly.” – Greg Bem, Yellow Rabbits


Nutter also leads a half-day generative poetry class on March 25, Twenty Poems in a Day, a Wallson Glass Poetry Seminar. Registration is open to writers of all levels.

nutter_grandeGeoffrey Nutter is the author of A Summer Evening (winner of the 2001 Colorado Prize), Water’s Leaves & Other Poems (Winner of the 2004 Verse Press Prize), Christopher Sunset (winner of the 2011 Sheila Motton Book Award), The Rose of January (Wave Books, 2013), and Cities at Dawn (Wave Books, 2016). He has taught poetry at Princeton, Columbia, University of Iowa, NYU, and the New School, and currently teaches Greek and Latin Classics at Queens College. He runs the Wallson Glass Poetry Seminars in New York City.