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David Breeden

Born: 1958 in Granite City, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Breeden was born in Granite City and grew up on the family farm near Broughton. He attended Southern Illinois University. His novels are based in Southern Illinois.

Biography: The Reverend Doctor David Breeden has an MFA from The Writersí Workshop at the University of Iowa, a Ph.D. from the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi, with additional study at Breadloaf and in writing and Buddhism at Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. He also has a Master of Divinity from Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. His poetry, essays, and short fiction have appeared in such journals as Mississippi Review, Nebo, Poet Lore, Mid-American Review,, North Atlantic Review, Boston Literary Review, Turnstile, Nidus, and Paragraph. He has published four novels and ten books of poetry. He is on the editorial board of Virtual Artistís Collective, a Chicago publisher. His book This Is Just To Say: Variations on a Theme of William Carlos Williams has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Award in Religion and The Arts from the American Academy of Religion. Breeden is a Unitarian Universalist minister.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

David Breeden on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A poet's guide to divorce, or, Passivity's charms /
ISBN: 0976665298 OCLC: 61132021

Fine Tooth Press, Waterbury, CT : 2005.

Another number :
ISBN: 0965704416 OCLC: 39271125

Silver Phoenix, Austin, Tex. : ©1998.

Artistas /
ISBN: 1931055297 OCLC: 51043275, [Indian Lake, N.Y.?] : ©2000.

  Building a boat :
ISBN: 1882983181 OCLC: 37463267

March Street Press, Greensboro, NC : ©1995.

  Hey, Schliemann /
ISBN: 0889468478 OCLC: 21561350

E. Mellen Press, Lewiston, N.Y., U.S.A. : ©1990.

Ice cream and suicide :
ISBN: 190478142x OCLC: 64591432

UKA Press, Portishead, Bristol : 2004.

  Picnics :
ISBN: 0938872087 OCLC: 29304515

Black Buzzard Press, Arlington, Va. : ©1985.

ISBN: 1596610514 OCLC: 154763224

March Street Pr, 2006.

Surviving the coup.
ISBN: 1882983890 OCLC: 52583715

March Street Press, Greensboro, N.C. : ©2003.

  The guiltless traveller :
ISBN: 1882983300 OCLC: 52583646

March Street Press, Greensboro, N.C. : ©1996.

This is just to say :
ISBN: 0981989802 OCLC: 434096847

Virtual Artists Collective, [Place of publication not identified] : 2009.