Biography

David Todd
David A. Todd is the author of Documenting America: Lessons from the United States’ Historical Documents (an historical/political non-fiction book), Doctor Luke’s Assistant (a church history novel), as well as several other works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

In addition to those works, since beginning to write creatively more than eleven years ago, he has completed one other novel (unpublished), begun programming a third and a fourth, and has twenty more waiting their turn to escape from the gray cells to paper or pixels. He has written a number of poems, with sonnets being his preferred form. Nine of these poems have been published. He has written a newspaper column (historical-political), feature articles for the local weekly, and is actively pursuing magazine freelancing. His work has appeared in nine print publications and two on-line publications.

David is a civil engineer by profession, a genealogist by avocation, an environmentalist by choice, and a writer by passion. He grew up in Rhode Island, where he attended public schools in Cranston and then the University of Rhode Island. In his adult life he has lived in Kansas City, Saudi Arabia, Asheboro North Carolina, Kuwait, and now northwest Arkansas since 1991. Along the way he acquired a love for history and poetry.

David can be reached at norman_d_gutter AT yahoo DOT com.