David K. Gibson is the author of works of short fiction and creative nonfiction that have appeared online at X-R-A-Y, Invisible City, Wigleaf, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and have been anthologized in HarperCollins’ May Contain Nuts: A Very Loose Canon of American Humor and Best Small Fictions 2022. He is an occasional food and travel writer, as well as 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 organization 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 an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida. He lives in Orlando, Florida, with his wife and nine-year-old son.