2024 Spring Poetry Workshop with Matty Layne Glasgow
Westminster University offers a small poetry class during spring semester, open to both students and community members. Community members can take the class for free, but must apply to be considered for admittance into the class.
About the Instructor
Matty Layne Glasgow is the author of deciduous qween (Red Hen Press, 2019), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award. His poetry and nonfiction has recently appeared in Copper Nickel, Crazyhorse, Ecotone, Gulf Coast, Houston Public Media, the Missouri Review, Pleiades, Poetry Daily, the anthology Queer Nature, and elsewhere. Matty is a Black Earth Institute Fellow and PhD Candidate at the University of Utah where he is a Graduate Research Fellow at the Tanner Humanities Center. In Salt Lake City, he has served as the Editor of Quarterly West and the Wasatch Writers in the Schools Coordinator, organizing and teaching creative writing programming in local public schools and at the Utah State Prison.
The Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series brings poets and writers to Westminster University for readings and Q&A sessions. These events are free for all to attend and are held at the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium. Following each reading, there will be a reception and book signing.