“Hurt Into Poetry: On Poetry and Greece”By Stephanos Papadopoulos
David St. John is an American poet. He received his bachelor’s degree at California State in Fresno and went to the University of Iowa for an M.F.A. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award, the James D. Phelan Award, the Academy Award in Literature, and various grants and fellowships. St. John has taught at Oberlin College, John Hopkins University, and currently teaches at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.