David Baker & Philip Schaefer
Oct 6, 2017, 12:00 pm
Join the Guest Writers Series (GWS) and Hivemind: The Book Club of Salt Lake City for a reading and discussion with authors David Baker and Philip Schaefer.
Philip Schaefer’s first collection of poems Bad Summon won the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize from the University of Utah Press and will be released Summer 2017. He is the author of three chapbooks, two of which were co-written with friend and poet Jeff Whitney. He won the 2016 Meridian Editor’s Prize in poetry and has work out or due out in Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Thrush Poetry Journal, Guernica, The Cincinnati Review, Salt Hill, Bat City Review, The Adroit Journal, Baltimore Review, diode, and Passages North among others. He tends bar in Missoula, MT.
David Baker is author of eleven books of poetry, recently Scavenger Loop (Norton, 2015) and Never-Ending Birds (Norton), which was awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize in 2011. His six prose books include Show Me Your Environment: Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems (Michigan, 2014) and Seek After: Seven Modern Lyric Poets (forthcoming). Among other awards are prizes and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Mellon Foundation, and Society of Midland Authors. He holds the Thomas B. Fordham Chair at Denison University, teaches frequently in the Warren Wilson MFA program for writers, and serves as Poetry Editor of The Kenyon Review.
This program is funded in part by a UH Competitive Grant.
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