David Surface has published stories in genre journals like Shadows & Tall Trees, Supernatural Tales, Nightscript, The Tenth Black Book of Horror, Morpheus Tales, Midnight Street: Ghost Highways, and Darkest Minds, as well as in literary journals including North American Review, Crazyhorse, Fiction, Cortland Review, Artful Dodge, Marlboro Review, and Doubletake. He is the recipient of a Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and was a nominee for the NYFA Prize. His stories have received long-list Honorable Mentions in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year, Volumes 7 and 8, SFEditors Picks, and have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize in fiction.