March 29, 2022 – Happy to announce that my newest poetry chapbook, Eating Pears on the Rooftop, is available now for presale at Finishing Line Press. A collection of older and newer pieces, Eating Pears on the Rooftop offers up my favorites and my best, written between 2018 and 2019, including “Blue Sky through Bare Branches,” “Kiss Me, Again, Again, and Again,” “Smooth Whiskey,” “Coffeehouse Romance,” “little deaths,” “Digging for Lost Temples,” and “Burn.”
“Cold Comfort House is a testament to a lifetime of paying attention, as well as an open invitation for us to do the same.” — Justine Jones, freelance editor
“David Estringel has been a favorite poet of mine since I was first introduced to him through A Thin Slice of Anxiety. This is a perfect book.” — Janelle Janson, reviewer
March 2, 2022 – Poems “The Yawning Grave” and “The Healing Clock” were reprinted in Synkroniciti Magazine’s “Ritual” issue on March 1, 2022.
February 7, 2022 – Poems “And the Beat Goes On,” “Smooth Whiskey,” and “Damn, God’s Got a Fucked-Up Sense of Humor” recently reprinted in the Rabble Review (Issue #2). So glad to see these older pieces making the rounds in this immensely cool pub.
February 3, 2022 – Great news today! “Roadkill” has won two awards at the Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival, including “Best Short Film: Best Writer.” Very honored by the wins.
February 3, 2022 – Great news today! “Roadkill” has won two awards at the Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival, including “Best Writer Grand Jury.” Very honored by the wins.
January 27, 2022 – Poem “Palo Santo” has been accepted for publication in Sudo Journal’s fourth issue “Touch Wood,” which will be published in early 2022. Very excited about the acceptance and the inclusion in this amazing lit mag.
January 25, 2022 – Excited to have my poem “The Alchemy of Fingertips” appear at Spillwords.com today. This is one of a handful of poems about grieving the death of my mother and is probably my favorite of the bunch.