Daniel Bailey

b. 1984
Poet Daniel Bailey attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He started the DRUNK/Metaphysical Drinking blog with Kendra Grant Malone. A site where writers could post poems, the blog led to the publication of Bailey’s first collection of poems, The Drunk Sonnets (2009).
 
The Drunk Sonnets is a collection of 53 loose sonnets that toy with notions of sincerity, surrealism, and intoxication. Erin McNellis, reviewing the collection on her blog Uncomplicatedly, noted, “Drunk poetry as written by Bailey and friends … breaks down the pervasive assumption that experimental form is incompatible with emotional content.”

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POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

LIFE SPAN 1984–

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Poet Daniel Bailey attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He started the DRUNK/Metaphysical Drinking blog with Kendra Grant Malone. A site where writers could post poems, the blog led to the publication of Bailey’s first collection of poems, The Drunk Sonnets (2009).
 
The Drunk Sonnets is a collection of 53 loose sonnets that toy with notions of sincerity, surrealism, and intoxication. Erin McNellis, reviewing the . . .

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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