Author David Gates
His novels include “Jernigan” and “Preston Falls” and a collection of stories, “The Wonders of the Invisible World.” His fiction has been appeared in The New Yorker, the Paris Review, Esquire, GQ, Tin House and Ploughshares. His nonfiction has appeared in Newsweek, where he was a longtime writer and editor, as well as The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, GQ, Rolling Stone, The Oxford American and the Journal of Country Music. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, and his books have been finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He teaches in the MFA writing program at the University of Montana and at the Bennington Writing Seminars.