Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Thanks to Lauren Grodstein and Algonquin Book Club for the kind word

Thank You Richmond!

Thanks again to everyone at VCU for an amazing experience and for honoring me with the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award.

RVA Magazine/Online:
"Riding An Elephant Down Broadway: An Interview With David Gordon," by Amira Pierce

Boomer Magazine/Guest Blog:
"Q and A with Writer David Gordon," by Shannon O'Neill

Virginia Living Magazine/Online:
"A Decade of Firsts: VCU celebrates 10 years of the First Novelist Award," by Glennis Lofland:

Style Weekly:
"David Gordon's "The Serialist" Wins the 2011 Cabell First Novelist Award," by Dale Brumfield:

The Commonwealth Times (VCU Student Newspaper)
"Cabell First Novelist Award winner discusses the creative process,"by James Galloway, Contributing Writer

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The VCU Cabell First Novelist Festival!

Among many other fun, bookish events, The Serialist will receive this year's prize for a first novel. Here's the awesome poster. I'm, thrilled, grateful and excited to head down. Come on by!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Serialist Wins VCU/Cabell First Novelist Award!

As officially announced today, The Serialist has been chosen by Virginia Commonwealth University as the winner of this year's First Novelist Award. The ceremony will take place at the VCU/Cabell First Novelist Festival in November. Details to follow...

My deepest thanks to the judges, readers, faculty, students and university community for this terrific honor and for selecting me from so many worthy candidates. See you soon!

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011

Depravity! Mystery Writers of America Panel in New York

JULY 19, 2011, TUESDAY, 6:30 P.M.:

FlyerWe’ve all seen these characters living large in the headlines, people who crave admiration and won’t hesitate to murder or maim even family and friends to achieve their goals.
Join our panel featuring a leading forensic psychologist and expert crime writers in a lively discussion of these beautiful monsters. Panel includes David Gordon, Barbara Kirwin, H.T. Narea, Dennis Tafoya, moderated by Persia Walker.

This event is free and open to the public.
NY libraryMid-Manhattan Library
40th Street and 5th Avenue   6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Monday, May 30, 2011


Thanks to Nigel Bird, I interview myself for Dancing With Myself. Finally talking to myself pays off...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Book Expo America

I will be at the BookExpo, at the Javits Center in NYC tomorrow (May 24)  from 3:30 to 4pm signing copies of The Serialist and giving some away, too, while they last. Booth #4482!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

The Serialist Makes Final Three for VCU Cabell First Novelist Award

The Serialist has been selected as a finalist for Virginia Commonwealth University's Cabell First Novelist Award. Thank you to the commitee, the Department of English and the entire university community for this unexpected and exciting honor. The winner is announced in June.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Roundtable Discussion on David Foster Wallace's The Pale King

Thanks to Seth Colter Walls of Newsweek for including me in a group discussion of Wallace's tragically unfinished novel, The Pale King. Here is the complete conversation on The Daily Beast.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The Serialist nominated for a 2011 Edgar Award!!

The Mystery Writers of America has selected The Serialist as a finalist for the 2011 Edgars in the category of Best First Novel!