David Spicer has, in pursuit of the word, worked as paper boy, dishwasher, bottle loader, carpet dragger, burger flopper, ditch digger, weather observer, furniture mover, Manpower flunky, gas pumper, bookseller, tutor, typesetter, librarian’s assistant, and medical journal proofreader. The author of one full-length collection of poems, Everybody Has a Story, and five chapbooks—plus umpteen unpublished manuscripts—he has published in Reed Magazine, The Santa Clara Review, The Bookends Review, The Remington Review, Hamilton Stone Review, The New Verse News, Alcatraz, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Gargoyle, and elsewhere. He has been nominated for a Best of the Net three times and a Pushcart once. The former editor of Raccoon, Outlaw, and Ion Books, he lives in Memphis with his wife and bossy Maine Coon.
Author-in-hiding, Digital Artist-in-training, Student-in-perpetuum