david a. estringel

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BIO

Indelible Fingerprints

David A. Estringel's first published book Indelible Fingerprints from Alien Buddha Press contains prose and verse that are reflective of the significant parts of his life that have not only shaped him but left permanent marks (both good and bad). This published work contains 40 pieces of poetry and short fiction that have been previously published and reprinted in over 44 literary magazines and journals in the United States and abroad. Indelible Fingerprints offers 37 pieces of verse, ranging from free-verse to prose poetry to haiku, of various influences (Classical to dirty realism), as well as 3 short stories that encompass oeuvres of kitchen sink realism, speculative fiction, and the surreal.


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P e r i p h e r i e s

David Estringel's newest chapbook "P e r i p h e r i e S" has been chosen as the winning submission for the B'K 2019 Chapbook Competition at The Bitchin' Kitsch. This chapbook contains seven poems, including:

"Burn"

"Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)"

"Digging for Lost Temples"

"Damn, God's Got a Fucked-Up Sense of Humor"

"little deaths"

"Smooth Whiskey"

"Coffeehouse Romance"

"P e r i p h e r i e S" is for sale in B'K's online store!

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Latest News

3/1/21 - Poems "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)", "Duende", and "Eating Pears on the Rooftop" published at Synkroniciti for their Winter 2021 issue (Vol. 3 No. 1).


2/25/21 - Chapbook Eating Pears on the Rooftop accepted for publication at Finishing Line Press!!!


2/19/21 - Poem "little deaths" accepted for reprint at Fat Cat Magazine for their "Resurrection" themed issue.


2/18/21 - Poem "Coda-Switch" reprinted at Synkronicity's Facebook page.


2/17/21 - Poem "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!) reprinted at Cephalopress.


2/1/21 - Poems "little deaths" and "Duende" appear in Impspired Issue #9. 


1/29/21 - Poem "Digging for Lost Temples" reprinted at Hybrid Harpy Press.


1/25/21 - Poem "Digging for Lost Temples" published at North Meridian Review.


1/9/21 - Poem "And the Beat Goes On" reprinted in Horror Sleaze Trash Quarterly; Winter 2021 today.


1/8/21 - Poem "kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again" reprinted in Wicked Gay Ways' Winter 2021 Issue today.


1/5/21 - Poem "Digging for Lost Temples" accepted for reprint at Harpy Hybrid Review for an upcoming issue.


12/17/20 - Poem "And the Beat Goes On" accepted for reprint soon at Horror Sleaze Trash. Published 12/19/20. 


12/17/20 - Poem "Digging for Lost Temples" accepted for reprint in Ethel #8 e-zine in Summer 2021.


12/15/20 - Poem "Nothing Lasts" accepted for reprint in DREICH's SCI-FI chapbook. Release scheduled for July 2021.


12/5/20 - Poems "little deaths" and "Duende" accepted as feature pieces for the February 2021 issue of Impspired Magazine.


11/30/20 - Poem "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet)" accepted for reprint at Cephalopress. Publish date January 2021.


11/29/20 - Poems "Burn", "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)", and "Digging for Lost Temples" accepted for reprint at Azahares Literary Magazine.


11/28/20 - Poem "Eating Pears on the Rooftop" accepted today at Resurrection Magazine for reprint.


11/11/20 - Short story "When Blood Wants Blood" appears in Puro ChicanX Writers of the 21st Century from Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts and The Black Earth Institute.


8/22/20 - Short story "Roadkill" reprinted in Culture Cult's Bloodlet: An Anthology of Violent Fiction.


5/20/20 - Poems "Duende" and "Eating Pears on the Rooftop" reprinted at Rigorous Magazine.


5/12/20 - Winner of the 2019 B'K Chapbook Contest "PeripherieS" available for sale at The Bitchin' Kitsch!


4/25/20 - Poem "The Man in Your Mirrors" published at Outcast Magazine in their "Pride" issue.


4/13/20 - Poem "Digging for Lost Temples" accepted for reprint at North Meridian Review's special issue "The Freedom to Make and Re-make". Publication targeted for September 2020.


4/7/20 - Invitation accepted from The Creative Process Collective to publish poem "Digging for Lost Temples".


3/29/20 - David Estringel winner of The Bitchin' Kitsch's 2019 Chapbook Competition with his chapbook "P e r i p h e r i e S". 

Other Gigs


Latest Accomplishments

David's FIRST book manuscript Indelible Fingerprints accepted

for publication at Alien Buddha Press 3/28/19!

Indelible Fingerprints published 4/1/19! 

Poem "Storms" accepted for reprint at Z Publishing for their "Emerging Poets 2019" series, scheduled to appear in Texas' Emerging Poets: An Anthology (in the "Love, Romance, and Heartbreak" section). Publication date TBD. 

Poem "little deaths" nominated by Cajun Mutt Press for inclusion in Sundress Publications' 2019 Best of the Net Anthology!

Rare acceptance of poem "Damn, God's Got a Fucked-Up Sense of Humor" for publication at Headline Poetry  and appearance as a "Featured Poet" on 8/8/19.

David A. Esrtringel will be "Featured Artist of the Month" for November 2019 at Alien Buddha Press.

David Estringel long-listed for the 2019 Over the Edge New Writer of the Year for the poem "Blue Sky through Bare Branches".


David Estringel's first accepted poetry chapbook manuscript "punctures" accepted for publication at Really Serious Literature for @rlysrslit's "Disappearing Chapbook Series" -the 104th disappearing chapbook. Publication tentatively scheduled for the first week of October 2019.


David Estringel wins The Bitchin' Kitsch's 2019 Chapbook Competition with his chapbook, "PeripherieS". Available for purchase in The Bitchin' Kitsch's online store soon!


Invitation accepted from The Creative Process Collective to publish poem "Digging for Lost Temples" as part of their traveling exhibit and international educational initiative.


Chapbook manuscript for Eating Pears on the Rooftop accepted for publication at Finishing Line Press

Current Projects

David is working on new material for his second book, an illustrated collection of haiku poetry, little punctures. David is collaborating with UK artist and illustrator, Luca Bowles.


David has had three chapbooks, Civil Wars, life in/verse, and Trois published at The Tripping Muse Press and will soon have them available for purchase on david a. estringel. His last two chapbooks "little punctures" and "P e r i p h e r i e S" were published in October 2019 and April 2020, respectively, by Really Serious Literature as part of @rlysrslit's Disappearing Chapbook Series (#104) and by The Bitchin' Kitsch as the winner of the B'K 2019 Chapbook Competition. David's newest chapbook Eating Pears on the Rooftop was recently accepted at Finishing Line Press and will be released soon.


David continues to work on and publish new prose and verse (depending on the mood of his muse, of course) for publication in 2021.


David continues to work towards creating The Argyle, a literary magazine that will feature poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews for folks who LOVE good writing. Coming late Spring 2021!

Most Recent Acceptances / Publications

Finishing Line Press - Eating Pears on the Rooftop (chapbook manuscript, publication date TBD)


Fat Cat Magazine - "little deaths" (poem, reprint, March 2021)


Horror Sleaze Trash (Winter 2021 Issue) - "And the Beat Goes On" (poem, reprint, January 2021)


Wicked Gay Ways - "Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again" (poem, reprint, January 2021)


Harpy Hybrid Review - "Digging for Lost Temples" (poem, reprint, January 2021)


North Meridian Review - "Digging for Lost Temples" (poem, reprint, January 2021). 


Horror Sleaze Trash - "And the Beat Goes On" (poem, reprint, December 19, 2020)


DREICH - "Nothing Lasts" (poem, reprint, July 2021)


Impspired Magazine - "little deaths" and "Duende" (poems, reprints, February 2021)


Cephalopress - "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!) (poem, reprint, January 2021)


Azahares Literary Magazine - "Burn", "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)", and "Digging for Lost Temples (poems, reprint TBD)


Resurrection Magazine - "Eating Pears on the Rooftop" (poem, reprint TBD)


Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts & Black Earth Institute - "When Blood Wants Blood" (short story, reprinted 11/2020)


Culture Cult - "Roadkill" (short story, reprinted 8/2020)


Rigorous Magazine - "Duende" and "Eating Pears on the Rooftop" (poems, reprinted 5/2020)


The Bitchin' Kitsch - "P e r i p h e r i e S" (chapbook, published 5/12/2020)


Outcast Magazine - "The Man in Your Mirrors" (poem, published 4/25/2020)


The Creative Process Collective - "Digging for Lost Temples" (poem, reprinted 4/7/2020)


Pif Magazine - "Burn" (poem, reprinted 1/1/2020)