David Higdon

Poet

Louisville , KY
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Author's Bio

David S. Higdon is a writer from Kentucky. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Appalachian Review, Still: The Journal, Rust + Moth, Exposition Review, and others. He is the 2021 winner of The Grand Prix Prize from the Kentucky State Poetry Society. He lives with his family in Louisville, Ky.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

Kentucky State Poetry Society, 2021 Grand Prix Prize Winner

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Wells Tower, John Darnielle, Cormac McCarthy, Chris Offutt, Daniel Woddrell, Tom Franklin, Ron Rash, Lauren Groff, John Cheever, Raymond Carver, Robert Penn Warren, John Steinbeck, Elmore Leonard, Denis Johnson, Marilynn Robinson, George Saunders, John Jeremiah Sullivan, Philip Meyer
What I'm reading now: 
Devil House by John Darnielle, All is Set Anew by Jim Cheney

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Leitchfield, KY
Kentucky
Raised in: 
Leitchfield, KY
Kentucky
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Last update: Jan 29, 2022