David's first novel, BED, was published in summer 2011 by Canongate in the UK and Scribner in the US, and is now being developed as a film by Film4/Duck Soup. It won the To Hell with Prizes award 2011, The Betty Trask Award 2012 and was long listed for The Desmond Elliot Prize. His second novel, Mobile Library, was published by Picador in 2015, and won the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. His third novel, The Long Forgotten, will be published by Picador in March 2018.
David has a number of television projects in development, including the comedies Recovery and Dinosaur, both with Hat Trick, and the drama Protection, with Slim Film & TV. He is also developing a comedy drama In Bloom with Rebecca Lucy Taylor of the band Slow Club.
David has written for The Guardian and The Times, and is Editor-at-Large of ShortList magazine. His journalism has won awards from The Times, the Evening Standard, the PTA and the PTC.
The house we are building will be strong and stable. It will be made out of dogshit and we will all live in it. Poor/sick in small bedroom.
The Conservatives haven't performed a U-Turn. They've half-rescinded the offer of some dog shit because the term 'dementia tax' sounds awful
@jeremymark7 Yes that's one of the symptoms. Get well soon.
Comedy about a surgeon returning to work after a stint in rehab.
Drama based on Michael Gillard's For Queen and Currency