David Perlstein portrait
Photo: Ellen Newman

David in (a bit of) detail

David’s books include fiction and non-fiction. His short stories have been published in Flash Fiction Magazine (online), Reed, Pacific Review, Summerset Review and Oyez Review. A new story will appear this April in Avalon Literary Review. His blog posts have appeared weekly on this site since 2010.

David is a former advertising copywriter and radio/TV commercial producer. A graduate of the U.S. Army’s Infantry Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia, he holds an M.A. in English from St. Mary’s University (San Antonio) and a B.A. in English from Alfred (New York State) University.

He and his wife, the actor Carolyn Power (Perlstein), live in San Francisco. They have three adult children.