David James Poissant

David James Poissant’s stories have appeared in The Atlantic, PlayboyOne StoryThe Southern ReviewPloughsharesGlimmer Train, and in the New Stories from the South and Best New American Voices anthologies. The Heaven of Animals is his debut collection. He teaches in the MFA program at the University of Central Florida and lives in Orlando with his wife and daughters. Currently, he is at work on a novel, also forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.