David Oliveira

P.O. Box 185
Phnom Penh
Phone: 
855-012-711580

Author's Bio

David Oliveira is a native of Hanford in California’s San Joaquin Valley. For many years, he was publisher of Mille Grazie Press in Santa Barbara, California, and was a founding editor of Solo, an award winning national journal of poetry. He founded the still-running Santa Barbara Poetry Series, and in 1999, was named Santa Barbara’s millennium poet laureate. He makes his home on the banks of the Mekong River near Phnom Penh, where he teaches at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Little Travel Story
(Harbor Mountain Press, 2008)
, A Near Country
(Solo Press, 1999)
, Geography of Home
(Heyday Books, 1999)
, In the Presence of Snakes
(Brandenburg Press, 2000)
Anthologies: 
Geography of Home
(Heyday Books, 1999)
, How Much Earth: The Fresno Poets
(Roundhouse Press, 2001)
Journals: 
Americas Review, Cafe Solo, Poetry International, Third Coast

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Portuguese American
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Last updated: Jul 06, 2017