Check it out: David’s poem “Autogeography” is up at Verse Daily as the poem of the day—click here to read!
A few years ago, writers were all interviewing themselves about their new books in a nice phenomenon known as The Next Big Thing. But what if the fictional interviewer was a little more hostile? Here’s David in what he calls The Next Uncomfortable Thing.
“Maybe you can broaden your definition of success so that it includes participating helpfully in a thriving writing community, a world where happy readers (God bless readers!) do get to read some good writing by some good people. If that’s the definition, then suddenly envy’s down on the mat, wondering what hit it.” Check out David’s thoughts on writer envy on the “On Writing” blog hosted by the great writer West Moss!
You can take a look at the book trailer for David’s newest book at Vimeo and YouTube. You can also check it out it right here:
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We Were the People Who Moved, David’s first full-length book of poetry, is now officially IN PRINT! Find out more here!
We Were the People Who Moved is due out this summer!
This May, David was honored to be part of Temple Micah’s annual “Festival of Dangerous Ideas,” in celebration of the holiday of Shavuot, a holiday about truth and revelation. David’s fifteen-minute talk, entitled “Telling the Story You’re Not Allowed to Tell,” starts at the 1:13:20 mark of this video.
Thanks to the great people at the University of Minnesota, Mankato! This April, they’ve been posting videos of students reading poems aloud, a new one each day, and on April 26th they featured David’s poem, “We Were the People Who Moved”—check it out!
Terrain.org has just published David’s story, “The Vision Quest,” a story about a very un-woodsy guy trying to find himself in the woods. Check it out!