David Memmott

David Memmott has published four books and two chapbooks of poetry. His poem, “Where the Yellow Brick Road Turns West,” was a finalist for the 2010 Spur Award from Western Writers of America. The Larger Earth: Descending Notes of a Grounded Astronaut was selected as one of 150 best poetry books for 150 years of Oregon statehood by Poetry Northwest and Oregon State Library. His collection, Lost Transmissions (Serving House Books, 2012) was a finalist for the 2014 Eric Hoffer Award. Two books are fortrhcoming from Redbat Books, Canned Tuna, a Vietnam-era novel and Alchemy Doesn't Begin with Gold, a collection of digital art, poems, essays and an interview.  He just recently completed a full draft of the fabulist novel, Master Merlin’s Guide to Dragon Light.  He is a Fishtrap Fellow, a Playa Institute resident and recipient of three Fellowships in Publishing from Literary Arts, Inc., for his work as editor and publisher of Wordcraft of Oregon, LLC (www.wordcraftoforegon.com). He serves as the managing editor of Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism.