The Education of a Young Poet

David Biespiel
Published in 2017
by Counterpoint Press

The Education of a Young Poet is poet and nonfiction author David Biespiel’s coming-of-age story of the writer’s awakening to the creative impulse—how that impulse both shaped and was shaped by his family ancestry, and from a childhood in Houston to young adulthood in Boston. Woven throughout the memoir are inspiring anecdotes about leading a literary life, including insights into the craft of writing and the power of language in everyday life and in literature.


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