D.A. Powell

D. A. Powell's books include Repast (Graywolf, 2014) and Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys (Graywolf, 2012). He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well the 2019 John Updike Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. Powell teaches at University of San Francisco.

D.A. Powell

Summons: A Poem by D.A. Powell

Award-winning poet and Bay Area resident D.A. Powell teaches at the University of San Francisco. "Summons" is one of three Powell poems to appear in Alta's Summer 2020 issue.

Bat Boy: A Poem by D.A. Powell

D.A. Powell, a Bay Area writer and educator, finds poetry in America's favorite pastime. 

D.A. Powell

Imagines*: A Poem by D.A. Powell

Pause with this poem by D.A. Powell, a Bay Area poet who has been honored with the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry.


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