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Author: David Biespiel

David Biespiel is a poet, memoirist, and literary critic. He is the author of eleven books, among them A PLACE OF EXODUS: HOME, MEMORY, TEXAS (Kelson Books, 2020), Republic Café, The Education of a Young Poet, The Book of Men and Women, A LONG HIGH WISTLE (Antilever Press, 2015), and EVERY WRITER HAS A THOUSAND FACES (Kelson Books, 2020). A contributor to The New Republic, The New Yorker, and Slate, he has won a number of awards for his writing, including Lannan Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Stegner fellowships, two Oregon Book Awards, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award, and he has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Balakian Award. He has taught at Stanford University, University of Maryland, George Washington University, and Wake Forest University. He is the founder of the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters and Poet-in-Residence at Oregon State University.

A Place of Exodus: Home, Memory, and Texas
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A Place of Exodus: Home, Memory, and Texas

Kelson Books

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Jewish Studies. Memoir. Are we ever done leaving home? Acclaimed poet and memoirist David Biespiel tells the story of the rise and fall of his Jewish boyhood in Texas, and his search for the answer to his life's central ...

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Every Writer Has A Thousand Faces
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Every Writer Has A Thousand Faces

Kelson Books

Literary Nonfiction. Poet David Biespiel cracks open the creative process and invites readers to take a fresh look at the mysterious pathways of the imagination. "Failure is the engine of creativity," writes Biespiel, as he candidly tracks his own d...

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Every Writer Has A Thousand Faces (10th Anniversary Edition, Revised)
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Every Writer Has A Thousand Faces (10th Anniversary Edition, Revised)

Kelson Books

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Art. Here is the classic book, updated and re-issued for its tenth anniversary with a new Foreword by novelist Chuck Palahniuk, who writes: "This book has been in print forever because what it offers works for people...y...

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