David’s poetry can be found in Otoliths (AU), Poetry and Prose (South Africa), Stony Thursday Anthology (Ireland), Sentinel Literary Quarterly (England), and Boxcar Poetry Review (CA). In the US, recent poems have appeared in Poetry Circle, FRiGG, Obsidian, and The Offbeat. His fiction can be read in Crack the Spine, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Route 7 Review,and Every Writer. The Other Is Oneself, a study of 20th century literature, was published last year in Germany. In August, Sudden Denouement Publishers in Houston will release David’s new collection of poems. He lives in Tokyo.
My brother warned me against going to Saudi Arabia. He said I would be kidnapped and left in the desert to the jackals. I admit to allowing his paranoia to get to me but not enough to dissuade me. I took the job teaching at King Fahd University and left for Dhahran.
Teaching Saudi boys…
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