Category Archives: readings

New Collection of Horror Fiction by Barker and Pugmire at CthulhuCon 2015

In a couple days I’m supposed to receive 25 copies of the new collection by me (David Barker) and W. H. Pugmire from Dark Renaissance Books. This is a very limited, advance special trade paperback edition that is being prepared just … Continue reading

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A. D. Winans on the late Al Masarik

Poet Al Winans kindly allowed me to quote from the following post he made on Facebook about his friendship with the late poet, Al Masarik, who died on January 4th, 2015. ********* “Jill (Masarik’s wife) notified me the day it … Continue reading

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David Barker Poetry Reading This Friday

I’m reading at the Salem (Oregon) Book Bin this coming Friday, January 25th, 2013, at 7:00 PM, followed by an open mike. Here’s a link to an announcement in today’s Statesman Journal newspaper. I must have mumbled when I spelled … Continue reading

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Scott Wannberg and the Sal Mimeo Revolution, San Francisco, April 2007

[Another blog moved from Myspace.  This was originally posted May 11, 2007.] Sal Mimeo Revolution, San Francisco, April 2007 Part 1 Vesuvio’s before the reading During our weekend trip to San Francisco I kept a little travel notebook and scribbled … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Poet Scott Wannberg, 1953 to 2011

L.A. based poet Scott Wannberg died of a heart attack this summer.  That was a little over three weeks ago, on August 19, 2011.  He was 58 years old. I didn’t know Scott well — we were only casual acquaintances.  … Continue reading

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David Barker reads from his novel Death At The Flea Circus

I’ll be talking about and reading from my just published novel, Death At The Flea Circus (Bottle of Smoke Press), at Brigadoon Books, in the Reed Opera House, 189 Liberty Street NE ~ B-10, Salem, Oregon, on Tuesday, May 31st, … Continue reading

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F. A. Nettelbeck readings

I had a long drive today and brought along a CD of readings by the late poet F. A. Nettelbeck to pass the time.  I was expecting to be entertained.  The material far exceeded that expectation.  There is something so … Continue reading

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