David Brendan Hopes

62 Lakeshore Drive Asheville, NC, 28804
Asheville, NC 28804-3251
(828) 254-6057

Author's Bio

I am a playwritght, poet, essayist, fiction writer, painter, actor, having found all modes of expression (at least all I know) spring from a single source. Recent book publications include A DREAM OF ADONIS (poetry) from Pecan Grove Press, THE SUN IN SPLENDOR (fiction) e-book on Amazon Kindle. My plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, London, Houston, Cincinnati, Chicago.

Publications and Prizes

A Childhood in the Milky Way
(University of Akron Press, 1998)
, A Dream of Adonis
(Pecan Grove Press, 2007)
, A Sense of the Morning
(Milkweed Editions, 1999)
, Bird Songs of the Mesozoic
(Milkweed Editions, 2005)
, Blood Rose
(Urthona Press, 1996)
, The Sacred Place
(University of Utah Press, 1996)
Upholding Mystery
(Oxford University Press, 1997)
Louisville Review, Ploughshares, Sun
Prizes Won: 
Juniper Prize, Saxifrage Prize. Sprenger Foundation Award, Durango Fine Arts Award, Sonoro Review Fiction Award,Desert Star Award, Siena Playwrights Prize, New Letters Literary Award, etc

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Chatterton by John Ackroyd

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Akron, OH
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2013