Geoffrey Nutter

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Geoffrey Nutter
Geoffrey Nutter in Blue Ink.JPG
Pen and ink drawing of Nutter
Born USA
Occupation Poet
Nationality United States

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), The Rose of January (Wave Books, 2013), and "Cities at Dawn" (Wave Books, 2016). 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.[1]

Mr. Nutter's poetry is frequently used in musical settings by composer Brandon Scott Rumsey.[2]


  • The Rose of January (Wave Books, 2013)
  • Christopher Sunset (Wave Books, 2010)
  • Water's Leaves & Other Poems (Verse Press, 2004)
  • A Summer Evening (Center for Literary Publishing, 2001)


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