David Hicks

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So far David Hicks has created 47 blog entries.

WHITE PLAINS Cross-Country Book Tour to Begin May 2

By | April 29th, 2017|Blog|

Beginning in his former hometown of Boulder, Colorado, on May 2, David will be embarking on a 48-appearance book tour that will take him from Austin to Boston and from PA to L.A. Check out [...]

Can a Book Tour Be Fun?

By | February 4th, 2017|Blog|

When I found out my book would be published, a friend asked me when my book tour would take place. Ha! I thought. Book tour. Hilarious! Book tours are for real writers. Stephen King goes [...]

WHITE PLAINS to be Published by Conundrum Press

By | May 28th, 2016|News & Events|

WHITE PLAINS, a debut novel by David Hicks, has been acquired by Conundrum Press. It will be published in 2017. Subscribe to David's newsletter (at the bottom of this  page) to receive updates and to [...]

In Omaggio a Mamma

By | July 5th, 2015|Blog|

Yesterday I was driving with Cynthia, trying to figure out whether the temperature gauge on the car was called a thermometer or a thermostat, and I had this thought: if the English language is still [...]

David Hicks: Co-Founder, Co-Director of the Mile-High MFA

By | June 8th, 2015|News & Events|

David is now C0-Founder and Co-Director of the new Mile-High MFA in Creative Writing, Denver's only MFA program. He was interviewed by Eric Wyatt of "Words Matter" on the subject--you can listen to the podcast [...]

An Interview by Margaret Cate

By | June 8th, 2015|News & Events|

David was recently interviewed by the talented writer Margaret Cate. As an English professor, you’ve been teaching literature for many years. What was the catalyst that prompted you to begin writing your own stories? Well, [...]

You Say Goodbye When I Say Hello– a new essay from David Hicks

By | June 8th, 2015|News & Events|

David has published a new essay in the eclectic on-line magazine, Queen Mob's Tea House. It's about the importance of saying hello to one another. Really. It's important. Yesterday I was on the lovely campus of [...]

Sports Fanaticism: or, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

By | May 19th, 2015|Blog|

Yesterday, the Colorado Rockies lost their eleventh game in a row and are cemented in last place. It’s May. We’ve got 130 games to go. Last spring, I was stunned when  Vegas oddsmakers listed the [...]

Reading My Contemporaries

By | April 2nd, 2015|Blog|

As a professor of early American Literature, I read a lot, but mostly DWG (Dead White Guy) Lit. In the good old Colonial days (fun times!), native stories were rarely recorded, it was illegal to [...]

Just Write, Baby

By | February 12th, 2015|Blog|

I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately (okay, two) about the importance of a good writing space—the perfect studio, the cabin in the woods, the coffee shop that blocks wi-fi, a room with natural [...]

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