Contributors: David Starkey

David Starkey formerly served as poet laureate of Santa Barbara. He is the director of the creative writing program at Santa Barbara City College and coeditor and publisher of Gunpowder Press. The third edition of his Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief is currently one of the best-selling creative writing textbooks in North America.


  • 2017 Autumn - Après nous le Déluge
  • 2012 Winter - Judith Beheading Holofernes; The Rape of Proserpina
  • 2009 Autumn - Listening to Christians Dismiss the Arguments Against God; Fire-following Flowers