David Perlstein portrait
Photo: Ellen Newman

David in (a bit of) detail

David’s books include fiction and non-fiction. His new novel is 2084.

Short stories by David have been published in Avalon Literary Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, Reed, pacificReview, Summerset Review and Oyez Review. This site has published his weekly blog posts 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.