David E. Poston taught for thirty years in public schools, at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and at Charlotte’s Young Writers’ Workshop.
His work has appeared in journals and anthologies such as Asheville Poetry Review, English Journal, Main Street Rag, The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. VII: North Carolina, and Kakalak. His poetry collections are My Father Reading Greek, Postmodern Bourgeois Poetaster Blues, which won the N.C. Writers’ Network’s Randall Jarrell/Harperprints Competition, and Slow of Study. He has been a Blumenthal Writers and Readers Series featured poet and has won awards from the Writers Workshop of Asheville and the Southeastern Writers Association.
A Gastonia resident, he edits a poetry column for the Friends of the Gaston County Public Library, volunteers, and teaches writing workshops for Hospice and other venues.