David K Gibson the author of several works of short fiction that have appeared online at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and in print in HarperCollins’ May Contain Nuts: A Very Loose Canon of American Humor. He is currently in the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Central Florida, where he writes short stories and takes occasional forays into flash, nonfiction, and something resembling poetry. He is an occasional food and travel writer, and a former magazine editor, cooking school instructor, and Mississippi Forest Service Employee Level 2.
Gibson is the founder and president of Dystacorp Light Industries, a creative collective that advises companies on messaging and development of consistent identities, particularly in the area of corporate voicing. He has written style guides, annual reports, crisis letters, and a mountain of advertising copy for corporate and non-profit clients.
He holds a BA in Philosophy from Yale University with no particular distinction, and lives in Orlando, Florida, with his wife and six-year-old son.