R150. CANCELLED: A Tribute to David Baker in his 25th Year as Poetry Editor for Kenyon Review

Room 007C, Henry B. González Convention Center, River Level
Thursday, March 5, 2020
10:35 am to 11:50 am


On the 25th anniversary of his appointment as Poetry Editor of Kenyon Review, and in recognition of his broad contribution to the world of letters, this panel celebrates the writing, teaching, and mentorship of David Baker. A renowned poet and gifted editor, Baker is the author of seventeen books, most recently Swift: New and Selected Poems. These five poets reflect the wide range of aesthetics published in Kenyon Review during Baker’s storied editorial career.

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Meghan O’Rourke is the editor of The Yale Review and the author of The Long Goodbye, as well as the poetry collections Sun In Days, Once, and Halflife. The recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, among other prizes, she is working on a book about chronic illness.

TR Hummer has published 13 books of poetry and two of essays. Former editor-in-chief of the Kenyon Review, the New England Review, and the Georgia Review, he has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, two Pushcart Prizes, and other honors.

Linda Gregerson is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Prodigal, and two books of criticism. Among her honors are an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and the Kingsley Tufts Award. She is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan.

Cintia Santana teaches poetry and fiction workshops in Spanish, and literary translation courses at Stanford University. Her work has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Missouri Review, Pleiades, RHINO, Spillway, The Threepenny Review, and other journals.

Reginald Dwayne Betts is a writer and poet. His latest collection of poems is Felon.


March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center