David Armstrong is the author of the story collections Going Anywhere (Leapfrog 2014) and Reiterations (New American 2017), and a chapbook, Missives from the Green Campaign (Omnidawn 2017).


His stories appear in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Narrative Magazine, Mississippi Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, the Orison Anthology, Desert Companion Magazine, Best of Ohio Short Stories, and elsewhere. They’ve won the Mississippi Review Prize, Yemassee’s William Richey Short Fiction Contest, the New South Writing Contest, and Jabberwock Review’s Prize for Fiction, among other awards. He has been a PhD Black Mountain Institute Fiction Fellow at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, fiction editor of Witness Magazine, and is a proud graduate of the Clarion Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers' Workshop 2018.


A professor of Creative Writing at the University of the Incarnate Word, David lives with his wife and son in San Antonio, Texas.

Credit: Matthias Schubnell

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