David Armand

Southeastern Louisiana University English Department
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: 
985.549.2100

Author's Bio

David Armand was born and raised in Louisiana. He has worked as a drywall hanger, a draftsman, and as a press operator in a flag printing factory. He now teaches at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he also serves as associate editor for Louisiana Literature Press. In 2010, he won the George Garrett Fiction Prize for his first novel, The Pugilist's Wife, which was published by Texas Review Press. His second novel, Harlow, was published by Texas Review Press in 2013. David's third novel, The Gorge, is forthcoming this fall from Southeast Missouri State University Press; and his memoir, My Mother's House, is forthcoming Spring 2016 from Texas Review Press. David lives with his wife and two children and is working on his fifth book, The Lord's Acre, which is about a religious cult in Louisiana. He also recently finished a chapbook of poems called The Deep Woods.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Harlow
(Texas Review Press, 2013)
, My Mother's House
(Texas Review Press, 2016)
, The Gorge
(Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2015)
, The Pugilist's Wife
(Texas Review Press, 2011)
Prizes Won: 
2010 George Garrett Fiction Prize

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last updated: May 21, 2015