About David Middleton

Mr. Middleton is Poet-in-Residence, Distinguished Service Professor, and Alcee Fortier Professor at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. His books of verse include The Burning Fields, As Far as Light Remains, Beyond the Chandeleurs, and The Habitual Peacefulness of Gruchy: Poems after Pictures by Jean-François Millet. Middleton has also published several chapbooks of verse, the latest of which is The Language of the Heart. Middleton's verse has appeared in The Southern Review, The Sewanee Review, Louisiana Literature, Xavier Review, Critical Quarterly, The South Carolina Review, The Lyric, and elsewhere. Middleton has served as poetry editor of The Anglican Theological Review and currently serves as poetry editor for The Classical Outlook and the national quarterly Modern Age. In 2006 Middleton received The Governor’s Award for Professional Artist of the Year.


The Habitual Peacefulness of Gruchy: Poems after Pictures by Jean-Francois Millet (Louisiana State University Press, 2005)

The Language of the Heart (Louisiana Literature Press, 2003)

Beyond the Chandeleurs (Louisiana State University Press, 1999

As Far as Light Remains (The Cummington Press, 1993)

The Burning Fields (Louisiana State University Press, 1991)