Dave's Pages

Consider this section to be a creative waterpark full of random blog posts, some audio and/or video tracks, guest writers and my personal favorite, interviews! Jump in and swim around!

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Deep Dive Workshop for Young Writers in Portland

The summer Deep Dive writing workshop gives young writers a chance to move their creative work forward after they've finished high school, gone on to college, are in a gap year...whatever the case may be.  The Deep Dive Writing Workshop balances literary theory, critical exploration, craft...

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Better Than Love

Full disclosure on this one: I wrote this after looking up the words "the," "then" and "though" in an electronic dictionary. You never know where the muse is hanging out.

Interviews »

Interview with David Biespiel

David Biespiel is widely recognized as one of the leading poets of his generation, a liberal commentator on national politics, and an expert in teaching writing. He currently divides his teaching among three universities: in the fall as the Visiting Poet at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in...

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Peter Sears

Peter Sears is the author of four books of poems, Tour: New & Selected Poems; The Brink; Green Diver; and most recently, Small Talk. He received his M.F.A. from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa and is the 1999 winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Contest. His poems a...