New poetry chapbook, Eating Pears on the Rooftop, available for presale at Finishing Line Press!!!

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.”

Poem “Burn” reprinted at The Opiate!!!

August 3, 2021 – Absolutely overjoyed to have one of my newer pieces, “Burn” (originally published at The Bitchin’ Kitsch) reprinted at The Opiate in their Summer 2021 issue (Vol. 26) in July. Really proud to have two pieces published there these past couple of months!

Poems “Digging for Lost Temples”, “Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)”, and “Burn” reprinted at Azahares Spanish Language Literary Magazine!!!

June 8, 2021 – Extremely proud to have three of my more recent works, “Digging for Lost Temples (originally published at 45 Magazine), “Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)” (originally published at Cajun Mutt Press), and “Burn” (originally published at The Bitchin’ Kitsch) reprinted at Azahares Spanish Language Literary Magazine (University of Arkansas – Fort Smith). These three pieces are extremely personal to me, so the acceptance is truly an honor.

Poems “Old Filament, Broken Bulb” and “Burn” accepted for reprint at The Opiate!!!

June 8, 2021 – Received the most AMAZING news today! The Opiate, which is a literary magazine that I have wanted to be published by since I started writing, accepted two pieces for reprint, “Old Filament, Broken Bulb” (originally published at Expat Press) and “Burn” (originally published at The Bitchin’ Kitsch), for publication tomorrow (6/9/21) online and late-July in print, respectively. Many thanks to EIC Genna Rivieccio for the acceptance. Such a great day!

Three poems accepted for reprint at Azahares Literary Magazine!!!

November 29, 2020 – Very excited to announce that Azahares Literary Magazine, University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s premier Spanish language literary magazine, has accepted three poems for reprint: “Burn”, “Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)”, and “Digging for Lost Temples”. Publication is scheduled for April 2021.

“P e r i p h e r i e S” available for purchase at The Bitchin’ Kitsch!!!

May 17, 2020 – “P e r i p h e r i e S” the winner of the 2019 B’K Chapbook Contest by David Estringel is available for purchase at The Bitchin’ Kitsch.

The B’K 2019 Chapbook Competition Winner” – P e r i p h e r i e S” by David Estringel!!!

March 29, 2020 – David Estringel’s newest chapbook “P e r i p h e r i e S” has been chosen as the winning submission for the B’K 2019 Chapbook Competition at The Bitchin’ Kitsch. This chapbook contains seven poems, including:

  1. “Burn”
  2. “Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)”
  3. “Digging for Lost Temples”
  4. “Damn, God’s Got a Fucked-Up Sense of Humor”
  5. “little deaths”
  6. “Smooth Whiskey”
  7. “Coffeehouse Romance”

“P e r i p h e r i e S” will be for sale in B’K’s online store soon!

Two poems reprinted in Latin Anthology’s Land & Territory: An International Anthology!!!

December 2, 2019 – What have become two of my favorite poems, centered around the negotiation of ethnicity and space, have been reprinted in Latin Anthology’s Land & Territory: An International Anthology. Many thanks to Mônica Mastrantonio and author Margareth Stewart for this incredible opportunity.