Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20041201
David Baker’s poetry has been printed in New Letters, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, DoubleTake, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, The Yale Review, and more than a hundred others. Author of the poetry collections Changeable Thunder and Sweet Home Saturday Night, as well as others, and poetry editor of the Kenyon Review, Baker’s poetry is known for its tiers of historical facts and layered personas. He reads poetry and sheds new insight into the unlikely links between Puritanism and Romanticism.
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