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David Poyer

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David Poyer –Novelist, Creative Nonfiction/Memoir.

David Poyer is a novelist and creative nonfiction writer. Some of David Poyer's thirty-plus books include: The Dead of Winter, Winter in the Heart, As the Wolf Loves Winter, and Thunder on the Mountain, literary novels set in Pennsylvania; The Med, The Gulf, The Circle, The Passage, Tomahaw, China Sea, Black Storm, The Command, The Threat, Korea Strait, The Weapon, The Crisis, and The Towers, USA Today best-selling novels of the modern military; White Continent, Star Seed, The Shiloh Project, and Stepfather Bank, science fiction; and Fire on the Waters, A Country of Our Own, and That Anvil of Our Souls, historical novels of the Civil War. He has also published oral history and nonfiction.  His work has been translated into Japanese, Dutch, and Italian, and rights have been sold for films, audiobooks, ebooks, etc.  Poyer has taught or lectured at University of Pittsburgh, Old Dominion University, Joint Forces Staff College, UNF, The New College, The US Naval Academy, and Elizabethtown College, and has been a guest on PBS's "Writer to Writer.” He was a founding editor of The New Virginia Review, was a board member of the Library of Virginia, and is currently a fellow of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.  Writers he’s mentored have been taken on by major literary agencies, published by major houses, appeared on New York Times bestseller lists, been nominated for the Lambda Prize, and become college teachers of English and Creative Writing. His latest book is The Whiteness of the Whale, St. Martin’s Press, 2013.  His next will be The Cruiser, which will appear this coming December.


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