David Paul is a Bay Area writer and musician. He is an alumnus of the Community of Writers Fiction Workshop, where he studied with Paul Harding, Tom Barbash, and Kirstin Valdez Quade, among others. His fiction explores themes of sexual identity, displacement, and family drama. David lives in San Francisco, where he enjoys eating from food trucks, loitering in secondhand bookstores, and wishing the weather was warmer. He is currently working on a novel and a collection of short stories. His fiction has appeared in ZYZZYVA.