David Biespiel

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Birthday
18, 1964
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Oklahoma

About

Oklahoma-born poet whose collections include Charming Gardeners, Wild Civility, and Pilgrims & Beggars. Also a prose writer, he published a 2010 work entitled Every Writer Has a Thousand Faces.

Before Fame

He attended Boston University, Stanford University, and the University of Maryland. He published his debut poetry collection, Shattering Air, in 1996.

Trivia

He founded the Attic Institute, an Oregon literary organization, in 1999.

Family Life

His brother was a professional gymnast, and Biespiel, himself, participated in the U.S. Diving Championships.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of poet Walt Whitman.