David Anthony Durham earned an MFA from
the University of Maryland. His first novel, Gabriel’s Story, was
published to wide acclaim in 2001. He has won several awards, including the
Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Fiction Award, a First Novel Award from the
Black Caucus of the American Library Association, and a Legacy Award. His short
fiction appears in Gumbo: An Anthology of African American Writing.
He lives with his wife and two children California and teaches creative writing at Cal St. Fresno.