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.”
November 20, 2021 – Received my contributor copy of Ethel (Issue #8) with my poem “Digging for Lost Temples.” Such a cool lit mag!
September 19, 2021 – Surprised today by the notification that North Meridian Review: A Journal of Culture and Scholarship will be publishing my prose poem, “Digging for Lost Temples”, in their Fall 2021 print issue. “Digging…” first appeared online at the NMR website earlier this Spring 2021 (click to view). Honored to also appear in their print issue.
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.
January 5, 2021 – Absolutely thrilled to get word today that Harpy Hybrid Review accepted my hybrid prose poem/CNF piece “Digging for Lost Temples” (originally published at 45 Magazine) for reprint in an upcoming issue. It’s a very personal piece about cultural assimilation and an ultimate search for (reclaiming of) identity that I am particularly proud of. Excited to see it out there again.
December 17, 2020 – “Digging for Lost Temples”, a poem about my own self-reflections about a search for my own Mexican-American identity, will be reprinted at Ethel e-zine (Issue #8) this Summer 2021. Many thanks to Sara Lefsyk for the acceptance. Loving this e-zine style and aesthetic!
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.
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.
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:
- “Cajeta (Gimme Some Sweet!)”
- “Digging for Lost Temples”
- “Damn, God’s Got a Fucked-Up Sense of Humor”
- “little deaths”
- “Smooth Whiskey”
- “Coffeehouse Romance”
“P e r i p h e r i e S” will be for sale in B’K’s online store soon!
January 13, 2020 – Poem “Digging for Lost Temples” appears this month at Drunk Monkeys. Took a few months but the wait was worth it!