David Hamilton

David Hamilton is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Iowa, where he taught for nearly forty years. The author of Deep River: A Memoir of a Missouri Farm (University of Missouri Press), Ossabaw (Salt Publishing), and numerous uncollected essays, he also edited The Iowa Review and directed Iowa’s MFA Program in Nonfiction.   Plainspokenness, Playfulness, Alertness to Language “The most important books for me as a writer… I’ll name the Collected Works of Chaucer (or let us justRead more