David was born in South Africa and baptised by King Neptune at the equator. His short fiction has appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including New Scientist’s ARC, Albedo 1, and the Sensorama anthology from Eibonvale. He has also edited and published two anthologies: Mind Seed, and The Redensive Epiphanies of Pouty McNavel. He is a winner of the Aeon Award and been shortlisted for the James White Award. His novel, Shopocalypse, was published by Clarion (2013) and will be re-issued by NewCon Press next year. David was also one of the judges for the 2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award. He lives in Surrey, England, with the fantasy writer Gaie Sebold, and too many tree ferns.