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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 David's life that have not only shaped him but left permanent marks (both good and bad). This published work will contain 40 pieces of poetry and short fiction that have been previously published and reprinted in over 43 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. Click "here" to purchase on Amazon.

Published April 3, 2019


Published as part of Really Serious Literature's  (@rlysrslit's) Disappearing Chapbook Series (#104), "punctures" is a collection of mostly newer poems from David Estringel, along with a couple of tried-and-true ones that are particular favorites of his that speak to life's pathos and one's need to explore one's self. Eight poems, including "Joshua" (originally published at Salt Ink).

Published on Instagram (@rlysrslit) October 2019 for 30 days.

"P e r i p h e r i e S"

Winner of The Bitchin' Kitsch's B'K 2019 Chapbook Competition. Poems include:

    "Burn" (The Bitchin' Kitsch)

    "Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)" (Cajun Mutt Press)

    "Digging for Lost Temples" (Drunk Monkeys)

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

       (Headline Poetry)

    "little deaths" (Cajun Mutt Press)

    "Smooth Whiskey" (Cephalopress)

    "Coffeehouse Romance" (Cajun Mutt Press)

Published May 12, 2020.

"Isles from the Isle"

Poem "Nothing Lasts" scheduled to appear in DREICH's

themed chapbook "Noises from the Isle".

Scheduled for publication sometime in August 2021.

"Eating Pears on the Rooftop"

A collection of David Estringel's older and most recent poems, published at Finishing Line Press. Featured works include:

  1. Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again
  2. Lithium
  3. Blue Room
  4. Gin & Tonic on a Sunday Afternoon
  5. Sucking the Marrow
  6. Coffeehouse Romance
  7. And the Beat Goes On
  8. Old Filament, Broken Bulb
  9. Blue Sky through Bare Branches
  10. Storms
  11. Killers
  12. Smooth Whiskey
  13. Just Another Day
  14. joshua
  15. life in/verse
  16. Burn
  17. Digging for Lost Temples
  18. Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)
  19. Coda-Switch
  20. little deaths
  21. Duende 
  22. Eating Pears on the Rooftop

Scheduled for publication in July 2022.

little punctures

David Estringel's second book of poetry is a collaborative, multi-modal creative project with English illustrator and artist, Luca Bowles. Described as "a solemn, eerie book of beauty" by Barracuda Guarisco (EIC @ Really Serious Literature), little punctures offers 51 micropoems that are individually punctuated by their own interpretive illustrations. 

Scheduled for publication in 2024.

Stay tuned for more to come...