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educator , poet

David Biespiel, American poet, educator. Recipient Poets prize Academy American Poets, 1989, Indiana Artist award Maryland Arts Council, 1992; Wallace Stegner fellow Stanford University, 1993-1995, Creative Writing fellow National Education Association, 1997.

Background

Biespiel, David was born on February 18, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Stephen Edwin Biespiel and Rosalyn Borg.

Education

Bachelor, Boston University, 1986. Master of Fine Arts, University Maryland, 1986.

Career

Adjunct professor University Maryland, College Park, 1989-1991, Mount Vernon College, Washington, 1992, George Washington University, Washington, 1992. Richard H. Thornton writer in residence Lynchburg (Virginia) College, 1993. Adjunct professor Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1995.

Poet-in-residence The Attic, Portland, Oregon, since 1999. Adjunct professor, Oregon State University, since 2000, Portland State University, since 2001.

Connections

Married Tricia Snell, May 16, 1987. 1 child, Lucas.

father:
Stephen Edwin Biespiel

mother:
Rosalyn Borg

spouse:
Tricia Snell

child:
Lucas Biespiel