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David on Using Writing to Push the World!

“The point is that we probably still feel the desire to push the world—many of us more than ever in these troubled times—and that we have the leverage to do it. One thing we have learned from this election is … Continue reading

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David on “Teshuvah in an Election Season”!

“The fate of other people rests to some extent on my actions, actions that can be either righteous or unrighteous, just or unjust, selfish or generous, lazy or determined. And there’s also the possibility of inaction, whether motivated by cynicism … Continue reading

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How About a Story?

David recently sat down with the multimedia producer Alfred Schoeninger to record an audio track of his short story “The Guy We Didn’t Invite to the Orgy,” and you can get a free copy by going to this new landing page. Enjoy!

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David on the necessity of failure

“You apparently have to write a very flawed version of a project before you can figure out how to get it right, or you have to write a fatally flawed project before you can figure out how to get something … Continue reading

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David’s poem is in the Thrush Poetry Journal!

“Outside/people were at outdoor tables, metal/outdoor chairs, leaning into them like/into cushions.” Check it out: David’s poem “This Happened to Me,” just came out in the September issue of the Thrush Poetry Journal!

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David’s Interviewed in Sweet: A Literary Confection!

“I like David’s work because he writes about talking refrigerators and werewolves and the angst of job interviews—no topic is brushed aside as not being ‘literary’ enough, and therefore the whole weird world is both skewed and made sense of … Continue reading

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“Between Camelots” is on Story366!

“The title ‘Between Camelots,’ by the way, comes from one of Max’s life theories, that his life has been a series of perfect situations—like early Camelot—until someone goes and fucks it up by sleeping with the wrong person—like late Camelot. … Continue reading

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David’s Debut Novel Wins the Orison Fiction Prize!

It’s just been announced that David’s debut novel, Miss Portland, has won the Orison Fiction Prize and will be published by Orison Books in 2017!

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An Award! A New Book!

Folks, it’s just been made official—the University of Massachusetts Press has given the Juniper Award to David’s new collection of short fiction, The Guy We Didn’t Invite to the Orgy and other stories, and they’ll be publishing the collection next year—stay … Continue reading

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David’s going to AWP!

Will you be at the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) conference in Los Angeles from March 30th to April 2nd? If so, there are a few different ways you can cross paths with David and his work: First … Continue reading

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