Public Appearances

David Out & About

"Becoming a Professional Writer" - Writer's Night at Baily H. Dunlap Memorial Library (April 9, 2019, from 5P to 7P)

Local writers will speak about their experiences as writers and to the type of writing they do: poetry, novelist, etc. Established and aspiring writers will be in attendance.

"Oh Snap Poetry" Open Mic Night at Baily H. Dunlap Memorial Library (April 11, 2019, from 5P to 7P)

David will be attending this "cafe-style" event and read some of his poetry along with other local writers. This will be David's first "poetry slam" so he is absolutely excited...and terrified (LOL).

"Poetry Night" Harlingen Public Library (April 16, 2019, from 6P to 7:30P)

David will read some of his poetry along with other local poets in the spirit of sharing and art. Hosted by the Valley Byliners and the Harlingen Public Library. 

Valley International Poetry Fest College/University Readings, Poetry Slam at Brick Fire Pizza & Inferno Patio Bar (704 E Griffin Pkwy, Mission, TX) from 7P to 10P CST.

On the 2nd night of the VIPF, David will do poetry readings at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley and South Texas College. The VIPF Poetry Slam shortly ensues afterward. 

Valley International Poetry Fest Readings and Workshops @ the UTRGV McAllen Teaching Site

(1800 S. Main Street, Suite 1100 McAllen) Room 1.103 from 9A to 5P.

On the 3rd day of the VIPF, David will do poetry readings throughout the day between workshop sessions. 

Valley International Poetry Fest

Poetry Pachanga XIII: (McAllen Creative Incubator) dinner, music, art, and readings by ALL poets!!

Dinner, then Featured Poets, then Registered Poets: read a haiku or a 1-minute poem, Followed by Open Mic

(Dinner is for Registered Poets Only)

On the 3rd night of the VIPF, David will read one of his newer haikus. Later comes Open Mic Night! 

David Estringel & Indelible Fingerprints Featured in "Author Spotlight" at The Ugly Writers (April 18, 2019)

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 contains 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. Indelible Fingerprints by David Estringel is now available on