Geoffrey Nutter is an American poet, born in Sacramento and based in New York. He is the author of four collections of poetry: A Summer Evening (winner of the 2001 Colorado Prize), Water's Leaves & Other Poems (winner of the 2004 Verse Press Prize), Christopher Sunset (Wave Books, 2010), and The Rose of January (Wave Books, 2013). He earned degrees from both San Francisco State University and the Iowa Writer's 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.