David Ross Huddle (born July 11, 1942) is an American writer and professor. His poems, essays, and short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, 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 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, 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.
- Poetry collections
- Paper Boy (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1979)
- Stopping by Home (Peregrine Smith Books, 1988)
- The Nature of Yearning: Poems (Peregrine Smith Books, 1992)
- Summer Lake: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 1999)
- Grayscale: Poems' (Louisiana State University Press, 2004)
- Glory River: Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2008)
- Roanoke Pastorale, A Villanelle in Simplicity (Palindrome Press, 2011)
- Blacksnake at the Family Reunion (Louisiana State University Press, 2012)
- Dream with No Stump Roots in It: Stories (University of Missouri Press, 1975)
- Only the Little Bone: Stories (David R. Godine, 1986)
- The High Spirits: Stories of Men and Women (David R. Godine, 1989)
- Intimates: A Book of Stories (David R. Godine, 1993)
- A David Huddle Reader: Selected Prose and Poetry (University Press of New England, 1994)
- Tenorman: A Novella (Chronicle Books, 1995)
- The Story of a Million Years (Houghton Mifflin, 1999)
- Not: A Trio: Two Stories and a Novella (University of Notre Dame Press, 2000)
- La Tour Dreams of the Wolf Girl (Houghton Mifflin, 2002)
- Nothing Can Make Me Do This (Tupelo Press, 2012)
- The Faulkes Chronicle (Tupelo Press, 2014)
- 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)
- International Who's Who of Authors and Writers 2004. London: Europa Publications. 2003. p. 262. ISBN 1-85743-179-0. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- Gilman, Owen W., Jr. (2006). "David Huddle (1942- )". In Flora, Joseph M. (ed.). Southern Writers: A New Biographical Dictionary. Vogel, Amber; Giemza, Bryan. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. pp. 205–206. ISBN 0-8071-3123-7. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- "University of Vermont > English Department Faculty: David Huddle". Archived from the original on 2008-12-02. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
- Esquire > February 20, 2007 > A Conversation by David Huddle
- National Endowment for the Arts > Forty Years of Supporting American Writers > Literature Fellows Archived September 23, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
- "Louisiana State University Press > David Huddle Author Page". Archived from the original on 2010-05-29. Retrieved 2010-02-10.
- Internet Archive > Vietnam Anthology: American War > David Huddle Bio
- Audio Reading: The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor > Poems by David Huddle
- Directory Listing: Poets & Writers > Directory of Writers > David Huddle
- Short Story: A River and Sound Review > Issue 1 > A Thousand Wives by David Huddle
- Interview: Emerging Writers Forum > 3/20/2002 Interview with David Huddle by Dan Wickett
- Audio Reading of Poem: The Cortland Review > Issue 10, February 2000 > April Saturday, 1960 by David Huddle