His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Quarterly West, and This American Life. David was named the 2011 Best Emerging Writer in Non-Fiction by the PEN American Center. He has a PhD from the University of Houston and an MFA from New Mexico State University. He was a Fulbright Scholar in India in 2002-2003 and is a co-founder of the award-winning Poison Pen Reading Series in Houston, Texas. His memoir, The Answer to the Riddle is Me, will be published January 14th, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
He has a dog. Her name is Sally.
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