is the author
of "A Friend of Kissinger", "Playing from Memory", "Eternal People" and "Color of Law". He has authored more than
200 columns, articles and reviews in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, National Public Radio, Redbook,
The Milwaukee Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Real Paper, American Way, Your Place, The School Review,
The Berkshire Eagle, Kirkus Reviews, The Rocky Mountain News, The Daily Hampshire Gazette, The Dallas Times-Herald and
David writes regularly for The Denver Post, and has served as editor of the literary journals Denver Quarterly, Colorado Review, and served as script editor for "Ear Play", the Radio Drama Project of National Public Radio. He has also written a play, "Visits at Midnight", and has new fiction forthcoming in the Denver Quarterly. David has been interviewed in many newspapers and radio shows, including NPR's "Fresh Air."
Born in New York City in 1946, David grew up and was educated in public schools in Wisconsin. He holds degrees in English from The University of Wisconsin and the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has taught at Middlebury College, Iowa State University, The University of Wisconsin, the University of Denver and Colorado State University, where he is currently Professor of English. He lives in Denver with his wife and their three children.
He is the winner of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Ragdale Foundation, and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.
David has the won the Prairie Schooner Short Fiction Award and the Colorado Book Award.