David Massengill the author of three novels—Grave Regrets, The Skin That Fits, and Red Swarm—all of which are available from Montag Press. He has also written the short story collections Extermination Days (Demain Publishing) and Fragments of a Journal Salvaged from a Charred House in Germany, 1816 (Hammer and Anvil Books). His short works of horror and literary fiction have appeared in dozens of literary journals, including Eclectica Magazine, Pulp Metal Magazine, Word Riot, The Literary Hatchet, The Raven Chronicles, and Yellow Mama, among others.

David has received grants for his fiction from both Seattle’s Artist Trust organization and Seattle’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. Seattleites have heard him read his short stories at various venues around the city, as he has been a featured reader in numerous reading series. He has also contributed nonfiction to Seattle Weekly, where he served as Books Editor.