David Biespiel

David Biespiel

DAVID BIESPIEL is the author of A Long, High Whistle, a collection of pieces drawn from his long-standing column in the Oregonian about writing and poetry that won the 2016 Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction. He has also written five books of poetry, most recently Charming Gardeners and The Book of Men and Women, which was named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Poetry Foundation and received the Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry. He is the editor of Long Journey: Contemporary Northwest Poets, which received the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. He writes the Poetry Wire column for The Rumpus. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family.

He is the author of:
The Education of a Young Poet