David Allan Cates
David Allan Cates is the author of five novels, most recently, TOM CONNOR'S GIFT, winner of a gold medal in the Independent Book Publishers Book award. His short stories have appeared in numerous in literary journals, and his non-fiction in OUTSIDE MAGAZINE and THE NEW YORK TIMES SOPHISTICATED TRAVELER. He's the executive director of Missoula Medical Aid, a non-profit that provides public health and surgery services in Honduras, and he's teaches in the Rainier Writing Workshop, a low-residency MFA program. THE MYSTERIOUS LOCATION OF KYRGYZSTAN is his first collection of poetry.
Read selected poems at David's website: davidallancates.com