"David Holper managed to get me to write more fiction in 16 weeks than I've heretofore written in 16 months, by a factor of 10. All this practice improved my fiction writing and made writing easier in general."

Former Student

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(Photo by Patrick Rutherford)

A widely published poet and fiction writer, David Holper has taught creative writing for 31 years, helping thousands of students master the basics of fiction and poetry, as well as helping many students to successfully publish their stories, poems, and books. 

He has published two books of poetry, The Bridge (SequoiaSong Publications) and 64 Questions (March Street Press) . 


In August 2019, he was named the first Poet Laureate for the City of Eureka.   (Photo credit: Eric Furman)