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Dick Bakken

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19901019

Bakken is primarily known as a performance poet and a tireless organizer of poetry festivals. In the 1960s Bakken gave up a tenured job as an English professor and began touring the country chanting and reciting his work. Here he reads from his poems.

| Interview Year: 1990 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: |

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