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David Baker

David Baker is author of twelve books of poetry, most recently "Swift: New and Selected Poems," "Scavenger Loop," and "Never-Ending Birds," awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize in 2011. His six books of prose include "Show Me Your Environment: Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems," and "Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry." Among his awards are prizes and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Society of America, and Society of Midland Authors. He holds the Thomas B. Fordham Chair at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and is Poetry Editor of The Kenyon Review.