David Blair


Somerville, MA

Author's Bio

David Blair is the author of three books of poetry, Ascension Days (Del Sol Press, 2007), Friends with Dogs (Sheep Meadow Press, 2016), and Arsonville (New Issues, 2016, forthcoming). His poems have appeared in Agni, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Slate Magazine, storySouth and many other places as well, including the anthologies, The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Devouring the Green, and Zoland Poetry. He has taught at the New England Institute of Art and in the M.FA. Writing Program at the University of New Hampshire. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with his wife and daughter, and he has a degree in philosophy from Fordham University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Publications & Prizes

Friends with Dogs (Sheep Meadow Press, 2016)
Ascension Days (Del Sol Press, 2007)
Prizes won: 

2007 Del Sol Poetry Prize, Ascension Days, chosen Thomas Lux

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New York
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Pittsburgh, PA
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Last update: Mar 29, 2016