D. V. Andrews holds the A.B. Degree in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis and the M.F.A. Degree in Creative Writing from Saint Mary's College of California. He was awarded the Elizabeth Bishop Scholarship for Excellence in Poetry and was a finalist in the 2022 Catholic Literary Arts Sacred Poetry Contest. His first collection of poetry, Psi, Phi & the Limits of Infinity, a creative master's thesis, is available through Saint Albert's Library at Saint Mary's College of California. His writing has also appeared on Aleteia.org. He is presently pursuing graduate coursework in Thomistic Philosophy at Houston’s University of Saint Thomas.
His influences in poetry include Seamus Heaney, Howard Nemerov, Robert Lowell, Randall Jarrell, Langston Hughes, T. S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, Katharine Tynan, John Bannister Tabb, Saint Therese of Lisieux, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Emily Dickinson, and Saint John of the Cross. For their instruction, he is indebted to James Matthew Wilson, Christopher Sindt, James S. Torrens, Brenda Hillman, Graham Foust, Michael Palmer, Mary Jo Bang, Claire Hero, and Carl Phillips.