Bio

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George David Clark was born in Savannah, GA and raised in Chattanooga and Little Rock. The author of Reveille (winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press), he currently teaches literature and interdisciplinary honors as a visiting assistant professor at Valparaiso University. His most recent poems can be found in the Alaska Quarterly Review, The Believer, Blackbird, Southwest Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere and his work appears reprinted at Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, and in a variety of anthologies and special series. He has previously held the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Poetry at Colgate University and the Lilly Postdoctoral Fellowship. David earned a PhD in English and Creative Writing at Texas Tech University, an MFA at the University of Virginia, and has received additional honors from Southern Poetry Review (the Guy Owen Prize), Narrative Magazine (the 30 Below Prize), and the Sewanee Writer’s Conference (a Tennessee Williams Scholarship), among others. The editor-in-chief of 32 Poems, he has previously served in various capacities on the staffs of Meridian, Virginia Quarterly Review, Iron Horse Literary Magazine, and the Best New Poets anthology. He lives in Valparaiso, IN with his wife, Elisabeth, and their three young children.