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Essay
Dec.25.2012
Wisconsin Public Radio
On what would have been Harry Chapin's 70th birthday, I was interviewed by Stephanie Lecci at WPR about how Chapin influenced my work and why he should be remembered.
Column
Feb.15.2012
KNIA/KRLS radio, Knoxville
Some art just points us at the direction it wants to take us and presumes that we’ll get there. Other art takes us gently by the hand to lead us towards its goal. Larry Baker’s art in “Love and Other Delusions” does a bit of both, but most of the time it engages us more fully, in an deeply intellectual wrestling match with matters of the heart, if not the soul....
Column
Feb.15.2012
KNIA/KRLS radio, Knoxville
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Article
Oct.13.2010
Des Moines Register newspaper
Larry Baker loves to talk about the creative process and literary forms, but briefly stopped himself. "You are talking to a Ph.D. in English, and we try to prove it," he said, laughing. Baker, 63, of Iowa City is worth listening to - and reading. The Iowa Center for the Book nominated his 1997 novel "The Flamingo Rising" for inclusion in...
Article
Oct.13.2010
Little Village Magazine, Iowa City
http://littlevillagemag.com/content/2010/10/06/larrys-great-hollywood-ad... Larry’s Great Hollywood Adventure By Larry Baker • Oct 6th, 2010 • Category: Blog, In the Mag I’m a fiction writer, but I’m not a very good creative writer. Like a lot of writers, I steal shamelessly from my own life and change the names to protect…well, probably my marriage....