By David McGimpsey
"David McGimpsey is unfuckwithable, poetry-wise, and i'm going to stand on John Ashberry's espresso desk in my cowboy boots and say that."—Michael Robbins
Implored to be "classy" and "real" for as soon as, David McGimpsey appears to all issues "poetic," like birds and background, and as a substitute reveals precise price and that means in vitamin lime soda and the phrases to "Bootylicious." Asbestos Heights amps up McGimpsey's trademark sideswiping of formal rhetoric with pop-culture verve to discover a daring past due evening Petrarchan spirit.
David McGimpsey is the writer of a number of books of poetry and brief fiction. he's additionally a musician, a fiction editor for Joyland, and his go back and forth writing is a customary characteristic of enRoute journal. He teaches artistic writing and literature at Concordia University.
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