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.
You can sing pretty much anything you like about Andrea Leadsom to the tune of Eleanor Rigby.
@RioghanM @ThatJohnTalbot That's great thanks for your input
My mate @ThatJohnTalbot had his bag stolen from a bar in Dalston last night, and then the thief bought an erotic novel on his kindle.
Comedy about a surgeon returning to work after a stint in rehab.
Drama based on Michael Gillard's For Queen and Currency