David Macinnis Gill is the author of the debut novel, Soul Enchilada, from Greenwillow/Harper Collins. His stories have appeared in several magazines, and his critical biography, Graham Salisbury: Island Boy, was published by Scarecrow Press. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English/creative writing and a doctorate in education, both from the University of Tennessee, as well as a M.ED. from Tennessee-Chattanooga. David is the Past-President of ALAN (The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents) and an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He is represented by Rosemary Stimola of the Stimola Literary Studio.