David Anthony Sam, the proud grandson of peasant immigrants from Poland and Syria, lives in Virginia with his wife and life partner, Linda. Sam’s poetry has appeared in over 90 publications and his poem, “First and Last,” won the 2018 Rebecca Lard Award. Sam’s five collections include Final Inventory (Prolific Press 2018) and Finite to Fail: Poems after Dickinson, the 2016 Grand Prize winner GFT Press Chapbook Contest. He teaches creative writing at Germanna Community College and serves on the Board of the Virginia Poetry Society.
The Exile Knows This Ghost, Volume 2, Issue 1
End of Romance, Prometheus, and Green Wings, Volume 4, Issue 1
Superhero at Work, Kind of a Stupid Game, Isn’t It?, and Chain-Smoked Monkeys, Volume 4, Issue 2
Book Release, Final Inventory
Charitable Erasures, Love Loss, Lost and Found, On Finding an Abandoned Firepit, A Pipe of Ghosted Smoke, and alt-right killer, Volume 5, Issue 1
Unfinished, Saturnine Hypotyposis, Inquiry into Matter, The Formation of Standing Waves, The Sea is Everything, and Resurrection, Volume 5, Issue 2
One the Edge of 1969, Beneath the Six-Sided Farmhouse, April 22, 1994–For Linda, The Context of February, October 25, 2001, at 6:45 p.m., and Today (September 11, 2001), Volume 6, Issue 1