David Baker

baker pixDAVID BAKER is the author of eleven books of poetry, recently Scavenger Loop (Norton 2015) and Never-Ending Birds, which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize. His five books of prose include Show Me Your Environment: Essays on Poetry, Poets, & Poems, and Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry (Graywolf). Among his awards are prizes and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Mellon Foundation, and Poetry Society of America, and others. He holds the Thomas B. Fordham Chair of Creative Writing at Denison University, teaches in the Warren Wilson MFA program and is Poetry Editor of The Kenyon Review.