2008 Iowa Poetry Prize Winner Zach Savich on BlogTalkRadio

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On this episode of the 'BlogTalkRadio' show Onword, Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Zach Savich speaks with host Rafael F.J. Alvarado about his new book Full Catastrophe Living, which recently won the 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize. Savich reads selections from the collection (including “Why Lie" and “Serenade”) while discussing the relationship of the book’s title to the present day world as well as his process of composing and editing.

Zach Savich received a BA in English from the University of Washington and an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is currently in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he is a teaching assistant. His poems and essays have appeared in the Colorado Review, the Beloit Poetry Journal, jubilat, Court Green, the Denver Quarterly and the anthology Best New Poets 2008. He is an editor at Thermos Magazine.

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