READINGS: DAVID BAKER & NICOLE SEALEY
ARTIST TALK: BERT YARBOROUGH
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 6 PM
David Baker’s latest poetry books are Swift: New and Selected Poems (2019), Scavenger Loop (2015), and Never-Ending Birds (2009), which received the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize. His prose works include Show Me Your Environment (2014) and Radiant Lyre (2007). His poems appear in APR, The Atlantic, The Nation, New Yorker, Poetry, and Tin House. Baker is Poetry Editor of Kenyon Review and holds the Fordham Chair of Poetry at Denison University in Granville, OH.
Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast finalist for the 2018 PEN Open Book Award and the 2018 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and elsewhere.
Bert Yarborough has a degree in Architecture from Clemson University and an MA and MFA in Photography from the University of Iowa. A former two-year Resident Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, he served as Visual Coordinator for four years and is now the Chair of the Visual Committee. He has received two NH State Arts Council Grants in Painting, and NEA grant in sculpture, a Fulbright Fellowship to Nigeria, and as Visual Arts Residency Fellowship to Civitella Ranieri in Umbria, Italy.