David Biespiel's books of poetry are Wild Civility and Shattering Air. A recipient of a Stegner Fellowship and a
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature, he's a contributor to American Poetry Review, Parnassus,
Poetry, and The New Republic, writes a monthly column on poetry for The Oregonian, and is the editor of Poetry Northwest.
Biespiel lives in Portland, Oregon.