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David Poyer

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David Poyer –Novelist, Creative Nonfiction/Memoir.
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, TOMAHAWK, CHINA SEA, BLACK STORM, THE COMMAND, THE THREAT, KOREA STRAIT, THE WEAPON, and THE CRISIS, 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 about the Civil War. His work has been translated into Japanese, Dutch, and Italian, and rights have been sold for films, audiobooks, iPod downloads, Nook, Kindle, etc. His latest is THE TOWERS (St. Martin’s, 2011), a historical novel of 9/11/2001. Poyer has taught or lectured at University of Pittsburgh, Cape May Institute, ODU, Joint Forces Staff College, UNF, The New College, Elizabethtown College, and other institutions, and been a guest on PBS's "Writer to Writer.” He was a founding editor of THE NEW VIRGINIA REVIEW and is currently a fellow of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, a past board member of the Library of Virginia, and an advisory board member of GRENADE magazine. 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 most recent book is the THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE published by St. Martin’s Press. 

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