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David Macinnis Gill

Biography

David Macinnis Gill

David Macinnis Gill is the author of the debut novel, SOUL ENCHILADA, BLACK HOLE SUN and INVISIBLE SUN. His short stories have appeared in several magazines, including The Crescent Review and Writer’s Forum. His critical biography of young adult author Graham Salisbury, 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.

He is the Past President of ALAN (The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents) and an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His nonfiction, book reviews, essays and academic work have appeared in a variety of publications, including The English Journal, Teacher-Librarian, and many others.

David’s teaching career began in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he was a high school teacher at Brainerd High School and briefly at the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences. He later joined the English Department at Ohio University as an assistant professor. Currently, he is an associate professor of English education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

David has been a house painter, cafeteria manager, bookstore schleper, high school teacher, and college professor. He now lives on the Carolina coast with his family, plus 14 fish, two rescued dogs, and a nocturnal marsupial.

David Macinnis Gill

Books by David Macinnis Gill

by David Macinnis Gill - Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

When a bolt of lightning causes a Boston-wide blackout on her sixteenth birthday, Willow Jane doesn’t think anything of it --- until she begins stopping time, until she comes face-to-face with her menacing familiar, until her sister disappears. But these aren’t the only strange and horrifying things to come out of the storm. An ancient witch named the Shadowless has awoken and escaped from her crypt, and she’s looking for revenge on Willow Jane’s family.

by David Macinnis Gill - Adventure, Dystopian, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

You don't want to mess with Durango. He left his crew behind. His father is dead. And he's going to prove himself to Vienne, even if he dies trying. As he races through flood and fire and across a violent and terrifying planet, there's a 97% chance he's going to die trying. But who's counting.