Bio

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George David Clark was born in Savannah 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 teaches literature and creative writing as an Assistant Professor of English at Washington and Jefferson College. His most recent poems can be found or are forthcoming in the Alaska Quarterly Review, The Believer, Blackbird, Cincinnati Review, Measure, 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 at Valparaiso University. David earned a PhD in English and Creative Writing at Texas Tech University, an MFA at the University of Virginia, and has received special honors from Southern Poetry Review (the Guy Owen Prize), Narrative Magazine (the 30 Below Prize), and the Sewanee Writer’s Conference (a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship), 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 currently lives in Washington, PA with his wife, Elisabeth, and their three young children.