David Biespiel

David Biespiel is a Portland-based poet and critic with roots in Boston, Houston, Iowa, and Ukraine. The award-winning author of five collections of poetry, Biespiel is a prolific critic who is a regular contributor to The Rumpus and who had a long-running column in the Oregonian. The Education of a Young Poet, a memoir about Biespiel’s early life in poetry, was published in 2017 by Counterpoint Press.


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Why Genre Matters

The old question of genre just won't go away: Sven Birkerts, Judith Kitchen, Scott Nadelson, David Biespiel, and Dinah Lenney mix it up some more....

Why Genre Matters


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