David Shaddock’s poems have won the Ruah Magazine Power of Poetry Award for a collection of spiritual poems, and the International Peace Poem Prize, among other honors. His poems have appeared in such journals as Tikkun, Earth First! Journal and Mother Jones. His books include In This Place Where Something’s Missing Lives with an afterword by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Dreams Are Another Set of Muscles, with an introduction by Denise Levertov, and Vernal Pool. His play, “In A Company of Seekers,” was performed at the 2012 Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. He holds a PhD in psychoanalytic research from Middlesex University London and is the author of several nonfiction books, including the forthcoming Poetry and Psychoanalysis: The Opening of the Field. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Berkeley.
Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (October 23, 2019)