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David Baker

David Baker

Baker, David
Title: David Baker
Reading Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016

Welcome and Introduction-25569

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by Tyler Meier

Opening Remarks and "Belong To," "The Anniversary," "Magnolia," "As a Portent"-25571

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Poems read by David Baker; guitar by Gregory Uhlmann.


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Baker, David. Scavenger Loop. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015. 

"Peril Sonnet" and "Why Not Say What Happened"-25573

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"Why Not Say What Happened" is unpublished.


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Baker, David. "Peril Sonnet." Poetry 207.4 (2016): 334. Print.

"Lightning at Night"-25575

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Poem read by David Baker; musical setting performed by the River Song Quintet. Musical setting is unpublished. 


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Baker, David. The Truth about Small Towns. Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1998. 

"Wake"-25577

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Baker, David. The Truth about Small Towns. Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1998. 

"Wake" (Musical Setting)-25579

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Performed by the River Song Quintet. Unpublished.

"Scavenger Loop"-25581

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Poem read by David Baker; musical setting performed by the River Song Quintet. Musical setting is unpublished; poem differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Baker, David. Scavenger Loop. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015. 

Reading Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Poet David Baker gives a collaborative performance alongside Lauren Baba, Andrew Rowan, Alina Roitstein, Harrison Kirk, and Gregory Uhlmann of the River Song Quintet, who perform musical settings of his poems. Included in this performance are uncollected and new poems, as well as poems from Baker's collections The Truth about Small Towns (1998) and Scavenger Loop (2015).

David Baker by Hannah Ensor

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