E04: David Campos (Roleplaying Games & Community)
In a particularly geeky conversation, host Neil Aitken and poet David Campos unpack Campos’ obsession with collaborative roleplaying and computer games, as well as how the lessons we learn at the game table carry over into both realms of writing and academic work.
David Campos, a CantoMundo Fellow, is the author of Furious Dusk (University of Notre Dame Press 2015). It is the winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize 2014. His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Luna Luna, Prairie Schooner, Queen Mobs Teahouse, and among many others. David earned an M.F.A in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from the University of California, Riverside in 2013. He earned his B.A. in English – English Education Option from California State University, Fresno in 2010. Currently, he lives in Fresno and is an Assistant Professor of English & Creative Writing at Fresno City College. (http://davidcampos.co)