David J. Montgomery is an emeritus columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Beast, and has also written for many of the country's largest newspapers, including USA Today, the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, and several others.
His fiction has appeared in Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can't Put Down, edited by Clive Cussler (Mira Books, 2009), and various online magazines. His essay on author Ross Thomas appeared in the Edgar Award-nominated collection Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner (Oceanview Publishing, 2010).
After receiving his Bachelor's degree in Economics and Master's degree in History, Mr. Montgomery taught U.S. History and African American History for six years at Bakersfield College.
For the past ten years, he has worked as an Event Copywriter for Goldstar, a company that helps people get out more and attend live entertainment.
In addition to this website, Mr. Montgomery writes Professor Cocktail, a website devoted to cocktails and spirits, and Crime Fiction Dossier, a blog covering the world of mystery/thriller fiction and publishing.
Mr. Montgomery lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two daughters. Among his favorite authors are Ross Thomas, Lawrence Block, Michael Connelly and Laura Lippman.
Some of the publications Mr. Montgomery has written for include:
The Daily Beast
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Kansas City Star
For information on contacting him, please visit Contact.
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