By David McGimpsey
"David McGimpsey is unfuckwithable, poetry-wise, and i'm going to stand on John Ashberry's espresso desk in my cowboy boots and say that."—Michael Robbins
Implored to be "classy" and "real" for as soon as, David McGimpsey seems to be to all issues "poetic," like birds and background, and as an alternative unearths precise worth and which means in nutrition lime soda and the phrases to "Bootylicious." Asbestos Heights amps up McGimpsey's trademark sideswiping of formal rhetoric with pop-culture verve to discover a daring overdue evening Petrarchan spirit.
David McGimpsey is the writer of numerous books of poetry and brief fiction. he's additionally a musician, a fiction editor for Joyland, and his shuttle writing is a customary function of enRoute journal. He teaches artistic writing and literature at Concordia University.
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Asbestos Heights by David McGimpsey