David Baker reads his poems at the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference.
“Simile” was first published in NER 32.2.
“Magnolia,” from Southwest Review.
David Baker is author or editor of sixteen books of poetry and criticism, including Scavenger Loop (W. W. Norton) and Never-Ending Birds (W. W. Norton), for which he was awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize in 2011. Other honors include fellowships and awards from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Society of Midland Authors, Poetry Society of America, Mellon Foundation, and others. He holds the Thomas B. Fordham Chair at Denison University and teaches regularly in the MFA program for writers at Warren Wilson College. He is poetry editor of Kenyon Review.
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