More About the Author
David Anthony Durham is the author of five novels: The Other Lands, Acacia (John W Campbell Award Winner, Finalist for the Prix Imaginales), Pride of Carthage (Finalist for 2006 Legacy Award), Walk Through Darkness (NY Times Notable Book) and Gabriel's Story (NY Times Notable Book, 2002 Legacy Award). His work has been published in the UK and in French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Three of his novels have been optioned for development as feature films.
He has published short stories is several anthologies, has reviewed for The Washington Post, The Raleigh News & Observer, and has served as a judge for the Pen/Faulkner Awards. David received his MFA in creative writing from the University of Maryland. He has taught at the University of Maryland, the University of Massachusetts, The Colorado College, for the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation, Cal State University, for the Stonecoast MFA Program and at Hampshire College. He lives in Shutesbury, MA.
He has a series of stories in the forthcoming Wild Cards novel, Fort Freak, edited by George RR Martin, and the third volume of the Acacia trilogy is scheduled for US publication late in 2011.