After winning the 2002 Tupelo Press Snowbound Chapbook award presented by judge Ray Gonzalez, a full-length version of David Hernandez's imaginative, heartfelt work became inevitable. Whether reinventing the cinematic sets of Laurel and Hardy or meditating on the glittering seams that hold us together from the inside, these are poems that know how to turn the world inside out and take us along for a closer look. The author's eyes rove the landscape of his experience and focus on the details of shadows, his words giving a fresh accent to the pathos and unavoidable humor of loss. A new voice that's loud, lucid, and impossible to ignore.
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David Hernandez was born in Burbank, CA in 1971. His first passion was drawing. On the unpainted walls of the playroom, he expressed himself with a box of crayons. His love of art continued on through college at California State University, Long Beach, and it was here that his infatuation with poetry began, earning a BA in Creative Writing. He works full-time as a web designer, but still carves out time to write. His poems have appeared in The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, Cream City Review, Quarterly West, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Mississippi Review. His drawings have also appeared in literary magazines, including Other Voices, Gargoyle, and a feature in Indiana Review. A recipient of a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, his previous chapbook collections include Man Climbs Out of Manhole (Pearl Editions) and Donating the Heart (Pudding House Publications), winner of the National Looking Glass Chapbook Competition. David is married to writer Lisa Glatt. Their collection of collaborative poems, A Merciful Bed, was published by Pearl Editions.
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Book Description Tupelo Press, 2003. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1932195025
Book Description Tupelo Pr, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 72 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1932195025
Book Description Tupelo Press, 2003. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1932195025
Book Description Tupelo Press. PERFECT PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1932195025 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1732668