David Breeden


Author's Bio

The Reverend Doctor David Breeden has an MFA from The Writers’ Workshop, a Ph.D. from the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi, with additional study at Breadloaf and in writing and Buddhism at Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. He also has a Master of Divinity from Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. His poetry, essays, and short fiction have appeared in such journals as Mississippi Review, Nebo, Poet Lore, Mid-American Review,, North Atlantic Review, Boston Literary Review, Turnstile, Nidus, and Paragraph. He has published four novels and eleven books of poetry. Breeden is a Unitarian Humanist minister in Minnesota.

Publications and Prizes

A Poet's Guide to Divorce
(Fine Tooth Press, 2005)
, Another Number
(Silver Phoenix Press, 2000)
, Artistas
(Superior Books, 2001)
, Building a Boat
(March Street Press, 1995)
, Double-Headed End Wrench
(Cloverleaf Books, 1992)
, Guiltless Traveller
(March Street Press, 1996)
, Ice Cream and Suicide
(UKA Press, 2004)
, Raging for the Exit: A Poetic Conversation on Spirit and Truth.
(Wipf and Stock, 2012)
, Stigmata
(March Street Press, 2007)
, Surviving the Coup
(March Street Press, 2004)
, They Played for Timelessness (with chips of when)
(Virtual Artists Collective, 2012)
, This Is Just To Say: Meditations on William Carlos Williams
(Virtual Artists Collective, 2009)
Sharp Edges
(Pudding House Publications, 2008)

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
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Granite City
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Evansville, IN
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Last updated: Dec 27, 2016