david a. estringel

Poet   /   Writer   /   Columnist   /  Editor

BIO

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

40
Literary Journals, Magazines & Presses

39
Poems Accepted for Publication

3

Short-Stories Accepted for Publication

38
Essays Accepted for Publication

47
Reprints of Prose & Verse 

2
Poet 

Interviews

75
Unique Published Works

2
Anthology Appearances

1
Artist in Residency

Latest News

3/20/19 - Poem "Storms" published at Cajun Mutt Press today!


3/13/19 - "Navigating Higher Education and the ‘New’ Student Body (A Call for Submissions)"


3/10/19 - Essay "The Day I Learned How To Pray" from "Going Grey with David Estringel" at The Good Men Project published today!


3/8/19 - Poems "Blue Sky through Blue Branches" and "life in/verse" published at Printed Words today.


3/3/19 - Essay "Finding My Higher Power" from "Going Grey with David Estringel" published today at The Good Men Project.


3/3/19 - Poems "A Dog's Life for Me" and "life in/verse" published at The Elixir Magazine.


3/1/19 - Poem "Nothing Lasts" reprinted at Twist in Time today.


3/1/19 - Five Poems "Nothing Lasts", "The Spaces in Between", "Blue Sky through Bare Branches", "Old Filament, Broken Bulb", and "AI! AI! AI! (A Tartarus for Youth)" published today at Agony Opera.


2/25/19 - Poems "the lights are on, but no one is home" and "Lithium" reprinted at The Ugly Writers today!


2/24/19 - "Getting Down to Brass Tacks" published at Channillo and is publically available, exclusively, at david a. estringel tonight.


2/24/19 - Poem "Untitled haiku" (originally "Fireflies") accepted for publication at Three Line Poetry, publication date Feb/Mar 2019.


2/24/19 - Essay "The Story of Us" is scheduled for publication at The Good Men Project today!


2/24/19 - Poems "Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again," "Old Filament, Broken Bulb," and "And the Beat Goes On" will be reprinted at The Basil O'Flaherty March 2019.


2/20/19 - Essay "'Acceptance' in 100 Words" from "Going Grey with David Estringel" at The Good Men Project published today.


2/18/19 - Essay "'Forgiveness' in 100 Words" from "Going Grey with David Estringel" at The Good Men Project published tonight.


2/17/19 - Essay 'Another St. Valentine's Day Is Dead and Buried and I'm Still Single.' from "Going Grey with David Estringel" at The Good Men Project published today.


2/17/19 - Essay "The Challenge of Nourishing the Creative-Self in a Mundane World" from "Words from the Fringe: The Big, Bad World of Outsider Lit" at Channillo published today.


2/17/19 - Essay "The Challenge of Nourishing the Creative-Self in a Mundane World" from "Going Grey with David Estringel" at The Good Men Project published today.


2/11/19 - Poem "When I Think of Him, I Think of Black Coffee and Toast with Red Plum Jam" accepted for reprint at Foxhole Magazine for their "Memory" issue.


2/9/19 - Poems "life in/verse" and "A Dog's Life for Me" to be reprinted at The Elixir Magazine March 2019.


1/14/19 - Poems "Blue Room," "Old Filament, Broken Bulb,"Blue Sky through Bare Branches," "Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again," and "And the Beat Goes On," will be featured on Sunflower Sutras podcast February/March 2019


1/14/19 - Poems "Blue Sky through Bare Branches" and "life in/verse" to be reprinted by Printed Words in Spring 2019.


1/12/19 - NEW poems "In the Ether" and "Only Cats Walk Fences" just accepted by Subterranean Blue Poetry! Publication date TBD.

Other Gigs

Teaching Assistant for the Writing and Language Studies Program at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley


Contributing Editor (Fiction) at Red Fez.


Editor and writer at The Elixir Magazine.


Lead Editor & Columnist ("Going Grey with David Estringel") at The Good Men Project. 


Columnist (Words from the Fringe: The Big Bad World of Outsider Lit") at Channillo


Future Editor-in-Chief of The Tripping Muse - coming Summer 2019!

Latest Awards 

Short story "Windows" accepted for reprint on 1/29/2019 at Tulip Tree Publishing for "Story of the Week"


David has a few chapbook contest entries under consideration. Check back for updates!

Current Projects

David is continually working on new material for his first book of poetry The Spaces in Between. He aims to have a book-length collection by the end of 2019.


David is currently working on getting his first chapbook of poetry published in 2019. Currently, he has three manuscripts out under review: Indelible Fingerprints, Civil Wars, and life in/verse


David is currently working on new prose and verse (depending on the mood of his muse, of course) for publication in 2019.


David continues to contribute to other publications in varying capacities at Red Fez, The Elixir Magazine, Channillo, and The Good Men Project. He hopes to add Digging through the Fat / Digging Press to the list in 2019.


David continues to work towards creating The Tripping Muse, a literary magazine that will feature poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews for folks who LOVE good writing. Coming Summer 2019!

Most Recent Acceptances / Publications

Cajun Mutt Press - "Just Another Day" (poem scheduled for 5/1/2019)


Cajun Mutt Press - "Coffeehouse Romance" (poem scheduled for 4/12/2019)


Foxhole Magazine - "When I Think of Him, I Think of Black Coffee and Toast with Red Plum Jam" (poem reprint scheduled for 4/2019.


Salt Water Soul - "Olokun" (poem reprint scheduled for March/April 2019)


Cajun Mutt Press - "Storms" (poem published 3/20/2019)


Cherry House Press - "AI! AI! AI!..." (poem reprint scheduled for end of 3/2019)


The Good Men Project - "The Day I Learned How To Pray" (essay published 3/10/2019)


The Good Men Project - "The Day I Learned How To Pray" (essay published 3/10/2019)


Printed Words - "Blue Sky through Bare Branches" and "life in/verse" (poems reprinted 3/2019)


The Good Men Project - "Finding My Higher Power" (essay published 3/2019)


The Elixir Magazine - "A Dog's Life for Me" and "life in/verse" (poems reprinted 3/2019)


Twist in Time - "Nothing Lasts" (poem reprinted 3/1/2019)


Agony Opera - "Nothing Lasts", "The Spaces in Between", "Blue Sky through Bare Branches", "Old Filament, Broken Bulb", and "AI! AI! AI! (A Tartarus for Youth)" (Poems reprinted 3/1/2019)


Sunflower Sutras (podcast) - "Blue Room," "Old Filament, Broken Bulb," "Blue Sky through Bare Branches," "Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again," and "And the Beat Goes On" (poems scheduled for February/March 2019 [tentative])


The Elixir Magazine - "A Dog's Life for Me" (poem reprint scheduled for 3/2019)


The Elixir Magazine - "life in/verse (poem reprint scheduled for 3/2019)


Three Line Poetry - "Untitled" (originally "Fireflies") - (poem [haiku] sheduled for reprint Feb/Mar 2019)


The Ugly Writers - "Lithium" - (poem reprinted 2/25/19)


The Ugly Writers - "the lights are on but no one is home" - (poem reprinted 2/25/19)


david a. estringel & Channillo - "Getting Down to Brass Tacks" (essay published February 24, 2019)


The Good Men Project - "The Story of Us" (essay published 2/24/2019)


The Basil O'Flaherty - "Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again," "Old Filament, Broken Bulb," and "And the Beat Goes On" (poem reprints scheduled for March 2019)


Paper Trains Journal - "Poetica" (schedule date TBD)