David Huddle

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David Ross Huddle (born July 11, 1942)[1][2] is an American writer and professor.[3] His most recent book is Blacksnake at the Family Reunion (Louisiana State University Press, 2012). His poems, essays, and short stories have appeared in The New Yorker,[4] Esquire,[5] Harper's Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Story, The Autumn House Anthology of Poetry, and The Best American Short Stories. His work has also been included in anthologies of writing about the Vietnam War. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships[6] and currently teaches creative fiction, poetry, and autobiography at the University of Vermont and at the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. Huddle was born in Ivanhoe, Wythe County, Virginia,[2] and he is sometimes considered an Appalachian writer. He served as an enlisted man in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1967, in Germany as a paratrooper and then in Vietnam as a military intelligence specialist.[7][8]


Poetry collections
Essay collections
  • The Writing Habit: Essays (University of Vermont/University Press of New England, 1994)
Anthologies edited
  • About These Stories: Fiction for Fiction Writers and Readers (Edited with Ghita Orth, Allen Shepherd; McGraw Hill, 1995)


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