The Education of A Young PoetBook - 2017
The Education of a Young Poet is David Biespiel's moving account of his awakening to writing and the language that can shape a life. Exploring the original source of his creative impulse--a great-grandfather who traveled alone from Ukraine to America in 1910, eventually settling as a rag peddler in the tiny town of Elma, Iowa--through the generations that followed, Biespiel tracks his childhood in Texas and his university days in the northeast, led along by the "pattern and random bursts that make up a life."
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: xii, 176 pages ; 22 cm