David is award winning author and screenwriter. His first novel BED was published in 2011. It won the Betty Trask Award and was long-listed for the Desmond Elliot Prize. It is being developed for film by Duck Soup/Film 4. His second novel, Mobile Library, was published in 2015 and won the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. His third novel, The Long Forgotten, was published in 2018.
His fourth book is his first work of non-fiction. It is called About A Son and is published in April 2022.
He has a number of TV series in development, and has written scripts for FX, Sky, Channel 4, UKTV and ITV.