- Irving Toast, Poetry Ghost - 20081109 - MUM Reading - Rustin Larson

Rustin LarsonIn a reading recorded at the MUM Library on October 15th, 2008, Professor Larson intoned selections from his forthcoming book The Wine-Dark House (Blue Light Press).

Rustin Larson’s poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Iowa Review, North American Review, Poetry East, The Atlanta Review and other magazines. Crazy Star, his latest collection, was selected for the Loess Hills Book’s Poetry Series in 2005. Larson won 1st Editor’s Prize from Rhino magazine in 2000 and has won prizes for his poetry from The National Poet Hunt and The Chester H. Jones Foundation among others. A
five-time Pushcart nominee, and graduate of the Vermont College MFA in
Writing, Larson was an Iowa Poet at The Des Moines National Poetry
Festival in 2002 and 2004, a featured writer in the DMACC Celebration
of the Literary Arts in 2007, 2008, and has been highlighted on the
public radio programs Live from Prairie Lights and Voices from the Prairie. He is the host of the radio talk show Irving Toast, Poetry Ghost http://www.kruufm.com and lives in Fairfield, Iowa.