Kizer taught at the Iowa Writers Workshop in 1976. During that year, she participated in several events on the University of Iowa campus, including readings with visiting writers and poets.
She has been Poet-in-Residence, Distinguished Visiting Poet or Professor at many universities, including the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, Chapel Hill, Washington University, Columbia, Bucknell, SUNY at Albany, and the Indiana University School of Letters.
Carolyn Kizer's translation of Bogomil Gjuzel's poem Professional Poet appeared in the Iowa Review, Vol 7 Issue 2, in 1976. Kizer was a faculty member at the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the time, and Gjuzel was a resident at the International Writing Program in 1972.
The translation can be found in the Iowa Review archives online.