Zach Savich

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Zach Savich (born December 1, 1982, in Lansing, Michigan) is an American poet.

Life[edit]

Savich is the author of the poetry collections Full Catastrophe Living (University of Iowa Press, 2009) which won the 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize; Annulments (University of Colorado Press, 2010) which won the 2010 Colorado Prize for Poetry; and The Firestorm (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2011) which won the 2010 Cleveland State University Poetry Center Open Competition.[1] He is also the author of the chapbook The Man Who Lost His Head (Omnidawn, 2010) selected by Elizabeth Robinson as the winner of the 2010 Omnidawn Chapbook Poetry Prize[2] and a nonfiction book, Events Film Cannot Withstand (Rescue+Press, 2011 ).[3] His poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including A Public Space, Colorado Review, the Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, and Best New Poets 2008.[4]

Savich received a B.A. in English from the University of Washington an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a second M.F.A from the program for Poets and Writers at University of Massachusetts Amherst.[5] He currently teaches at the University of the Arts,[6] and serves as book review editor with The Kenyon Review.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Savich, Zach Cleveland State University Poetry Center
  2. ^ "Zach Savich (Safety Book #2) | RescuePress". Rescuepress.wordpress.com. 2010-09-26. Retrieved 2012-01-09.
  3. ^ "Zach Savich". Jacket2. 2007-03-24. Retrieved 2012-01-09.
  4. ^ Savich, Zach
  5. ^ "2008 Iowa Poetry Prize Winner Zach Savich on BlogTalkRadio". Writinguniversity.org. 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2012-01-09.
  6. ^ University of the Arts, Faculty
  7. ^ Savich, Zach Cleveland State University Poetry Center

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