David Campiche is a published poet, a professional potter, an avid outdoorsman, retired innkeeper of 42 years, and a passionate student of Indigenous cultures, art history, painting, and nature. He is a member of the National Audubon Society and Sea Resources and serves on the board of the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. On trips into northern British Columbia, both privately and with the organization, EcoTrust, he conferred with leaders in the environmental effort to protect areas of the B.C. wilderness.
David has published a book of poetry with the author, Jim Tweedie, two novellas, and has written columns and stories centering around the Pacific Northwest for The Chinook Observer and The Daily Astorian. He and his wife, Laurie Anderson, live on the Long Beach Peninsula in Southwest Washington State.