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David's Bio

David is a "Best of the Net" (2019), "Over the Edge New Writer of the Year" (2019), and Pushcart (2022) nominee, whose work has been accepted by and/or appeared at Specter Magazine, Foliate Oak MagazineTerror House Magazine, Expat Press, 50 Haikus, littledeathlit, Down in the Dirt, Route 7 Review, Setu Bilingual Journal, Paper Trains Journal, The Elixir Magazine, Soft Cartel, Harbinger Asylum, Briars Lit, Open Arts Forum, Cajun Mutt Press, Former People Journal, The Ugly Writers, Writ in DustCephalopress, Twist in Time, Merak Magazine, Salt Water Soul, Cherry House Press, Subterranean Blue Poetry, Printed Words, Sunflower Sutras, Tulip Tree Publishing ("Story of the Week"), Salt Ink, PPP Ezine, Digging through the Fat, Haiku Journal, Foxhole Magazine, The Basil O'Flaherty, Three Line Poetry, Agony Opera, The Siren's Call Ezine, Alien Buddha Press, Alien Buddha Press Ezine, Synchronized Chaos, Pantheon of Poesy, The @baffled Haiku Daily, Blood Moon Rising Magazine, Grey Borders Press, The Blue Nib, Fishbowl Press, Horror Sleaze Trash, Poetizer, Rigorous Magazine, Corvus Review, Spillwords Press, Proletaria Journal, Cherry Magazine, Bleached Butterfly, Poetry Pea/Haiku Pea, TL;DR Press, Spit Poet Zine, Arthut, ICOE Press, Logos, Ponder Savant, Outcast Magazine, Z Publishing, Impspired Magazine, Drunk Monkeys, Headline Poetry, Forever Endeavour, Queer As In Fuck You!, Clarendon House Publications, Poetry Festival, CultureCult Magazine, Ethos Literary Journal, Locust Magazine,, The Bitchin' Kitsch, Latin Anthology, Poetry NI, Fishbowl Press Poetry, Really Serious Literature (@rlysrslit), Infernal Ink, Synkronicity Magazine, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, Writing Workshops Dallas, 45 Magazine, Bosphorus Review, Lahar Magazine, Wicked Gay Ways, Ez.P.Zine II (Pyre Publications), Pif Magazine, North Meridian Review, Resurrection Magazine, Azahares Literary Magazine, DREICH, Ethel, Harpy Hybrid Review, Fat Cat Magazine, Finishing Line Press, The Opiate, Fevers of the Mind, Sledgehammer Lit, Alabrijes Review, Lothlorien Poetry Journal, The Stratford Quarterly, The Milk House, Poetishes, Fugitives & Futurists, The Hallowzine, Hispanecdotes, Somos En Escrito Magazine, Beyond the Veil Press, Beir Bua Journal, LatineLit, Coffee People Zine, Dumpster Fire Press, Sisyphus, Lemon Peel Press, Roi Faineant, Poets in Pajamas (Sundress Publications), A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Milk & Cake Press, Button Eye Review, Back Room Poetry, The Gorko Gazette, San Antonio Review, Moot Point Magazine, DED Poetry, Tiny Frights, Two Key Customs, Punk Noir Magazine, Channillo, and The Good Men Project, where he was a Lead Editor and columnist (“Going Grey with David Estringel"). 

David’s work has also been accepted for publication in 31 anthologies: Dreamscapes (Cherry House Press), Briar’s Lit Vol. II (Briars Lit), Alien Buddha’s House of Horrors (Alien Buddha Press), Psalms of the Alien Buddha (Alien Buddha Press), DADDY: A Cultural Anthology (Grey Border Books), Shades of Pride (TL;DR Press), One Last Poem Anthology (ICOE Press), Texas' Emerging Poets - 2019 (Z Publishing), The Inner Circle Writers' Group Poetry Anthology 2019 (Clarendon House Publications), Nocturne (CultureCult Magazine's poetry anthology), Land & Territory: An International Anthology (Latin Anthology), No Sin (Alien Buddha Press), MAELSTROM: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Literary Anthology 2019 (Clarendon House Publications), Beneath Strange Stars: A SciFi & Fantasy Anthology (TL'DR Press), Bloodlet: Anthology of Violent Fictions (CultureCult Press), The Ink Pods "Gift" Audio Anthology - Issue II (The Blue Nib), Messages from the Dark Side (independent publisher Delilah Charmer), Puro ChicanX Writers of the 21st Century (Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts/The Black Earth Institute), and Impspired Magazine Volumes I, V, VII (Impspired Magazine), an upcoming anthology by Really Serious Literature and 30 West Publishing, Mental Health + the Supernatural (Beyond the Veil Press), Voices from the Fire - Volume #6 (Dumpster Fire Press), Dead of Winter II (Milk & Cake Press, Dwell (South Broadway Press), Bedroom Anatomy Lessons (Dumpster Fire Press), Landscapes of the Mind (Lothlorien Poetry Journal), and Horror Sleaze Trash Poems - Vol. 2 (Horror Sleaze Trash), and Stories of Bridgend: Collected Works from Bridgend Farmhouse (DREICH). 

David has published five chapbooks, punctures (Really Serious Literature), PeripherieS (The Bitchin' Kitsch), Eating Pears on the Rooftop (Finishing Line Press), Golden Calves (Back Room Poetry), and Sour Grapes (Two Key Customs). His sixth poetry chapbook Blue will be published at Back Room Poetry in September 2023. 

David's first feature-length collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints was accepted for publication at Alien Buddha Press March 2019 and published April 3, 2019. His second and third books of poetry Blood Honey and Cold Comfort House were published at Anxiety Press was published January and March of 2022, respectively. David's fourth book--an illustrated collection of micro poems--is a creative collaboration with Luca Bowles (a.k.a. Mambo) from the UK and will be published at @RLYSRSLIT in February 2023. His fifth collection of poetry Blind Turns in the Kitchen Sink is scheduled for a July 2023 release at Anxiety Press. David is also working on his sixth poetry collection Red Berries, spanning work between the years 2018 to now with original pieces that have not been published. He is also diving "head first" into short-story writing that will mostly encompass oeuvres of dirty realism and the surreal.

David currently serves as Assistant Poetry Editor at The Temz Review.

You can connect with David on Twitter @The_Booky_Man and on his personal Facebook page--dedicated to his writing--Indelible Fingerprints.

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