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David’s Debut Novel Wins the Orison Fiction Prize!

It’s just been announced that David’s debut novel, Miss Portland, has won the Orison Fiction Prize and will be published by Orison Books in 2017!

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An Award! A New Book!

Folks, it’s just been made official—the University of Massachusetts Press has given the Juniper Award to David’s new collection of short fiction, The Guy We Didn’t Invite to the Orgy and other stories, and they’ll be publishing the collection next year—stay … Continue reading

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David’s going to AWP!

Will you be at the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) conference in Los Angeles from March 30th to April 2nd? If so, there are a few different ways you can cross paths with David and his work: First … Continue reading

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David Says It’s Not Okay to be a Jerkface!

“Artistic geniuses or not: We’re obligated to be decent human beings as well.” David’s latest post is up on The Establishment!

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David Resolves the “Is Poetry Dead?” Question Forever!

Are you tired of articles asking whether poetry is dead? If so, check out David’s blog post, “The Ultimate and Decisive ‘Is Poetry Dead?’ Article,” now up here at the AGNI blog, and you’ll never have to ask the question … Continue reading

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David’s poem “The Psychiatrist” is in Stirring!

“My psychiatrist eats the sleep/from the corner of his eye.” David’s poem “The Psychiatrist” is in the latest issue of Stirring—check it out here!

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Poetry, pornography, and the internet: New blog post up at AGNI!

“Pornography and poetry, the winner and runner-up in the internet sweepstakes. It’s not necessarily what you would have predicted when the internet was getting started. Well, at least the poetry part.” Click here to check out David’s new blog post, … Continue reading

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Show the Love, Get a Book!

Guess what? I’m giving away one signed copy of each of my books (Autogeography, The Artist’s Torah, Between Camelots, Into the Wilderness, and We Were the People Who Moved)—to people who post themselves on Instagram with one (or more) of … Continue reading

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David’s Piece “The Poetry of Rootlessness” is up at the North American Review blog!

“Is poetry, then—the singing of our displacement—the construction of a mobile emotional home that we can bring with us through all the changes and dislocations?… If poetry is a home, it’s not a home that brings us to rest. It’s … Continue reading

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A Great Review and Interview in the New Orleans Review!

“We Were The People Who Moved is smart, lyrical, and full of insight. Spiritual observations disguise themselves in plainspoken humor, and intellectualism gives way to intimacy. This is a collection for re-reading, a book to be dog-eared, underlined, and loved.” … Continue reading

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