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David's first chapbooks, Punctures and PeripherieS, were published in October 2019 and April 2020, respectively, by Really Serious Literature as part of @rlysrslit's Disappearing Chapbook Series (#104) and The Bitchin' Kitsch as the winner of the B'K 2019 Chapbook Contest.

 David's third (and newest) chapbook Eating Pears on the Rooftop was published at Finishing Line Press in September 2022. His upcoming fourth and fifth chapbooks, Golden Calves and Blue, will be published at Back Room Poetry in March and September of 2023, respectively.

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David's FIRST feature-length collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints was published on April 2019. NOW available on

David's second poetry collection, Blood Honey, was published at Anxiety Press in January 2022 and is available on

David's third poetry collection, Cold Comfort House, was published at Anxiety Press in March 2022 .

David's fourth poetry collectio--an illustrated collection of micro poems--is a creative collaboration with Luca Bowles (a.k.a. Mambo) from the UK and will be published at @RLYSRSLIT in December 2022.

David's fifth poetry collection, Red Berries, which is currently under development, will span works from 2018 to now with original works that have not been published.

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David continues to generate new prose and verse (depending on the mood of his muse, of course) and submits for publication to literary journals/magazines on a regular basis.

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Regular Gigs

As of October 2022, David serves as Assistant Poetry Editor at The Temz Review.

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Literary Mag

Of course, we need another one! The Argyle is scheduled to launch Spring 2023. Poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews for folks, who LOVE good writing without the literary snobbery or rigid aesthetics!

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David is currently working on a collection of new poems, starting off with a collection of 30 that will be submitted to Tupelo Press for their August 2021 30/30 Project, where, monthly, poets are challenged to write one poem a day for 30 days.

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David plans to start working on his fourth piece of short fiction the beginning of 2019. The first three pieces he ever wrote, "Roadkill," "Windows," and "When Blood Wants Blood," were published in 2018, so he is motivated to keep the momentum going.

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Spoken Word

Facebook reading for Poets in Pajamas (hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications) scheduled for July 3, 2022.

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"Wow! So powerful my friend. Thank you for sharing your gift."

C. S.

- Facebook comment about "Blue Room" (poem published by Former People Journal December 2018).

"I love your poetry, David! so fine..."

A. R.

- Comment about "Killers" (poem accepted at Cephalopress for publication January 2019)


from the silence

of words

that have had their due.' Love these lines David."

M. D.

- Comment about "Sucking the Marrow" (poem accepted at Writ in Dust for publication January 2019).